The Brief: A Texas Tipping Point Identified in WSJ

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Writing in The Wall Street Journal, Dante Chinni of the American Communities Project at American University makes the argument that if Texas flips blue, it could do so in a hurry. And it's not just because of the state's growing Hispanic population, he adds. "Age also plays a role," Chinni wrote. "And when you look at how Texas’ changing ethnic landscape combines with its age breakdown, you’ll see signs that if Texas flips, it could go from red to purple to blue relatively quickly."

In other words, it's also important where the growth ...

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