Five Texas Counties Rejected Clinton Twice, Eight Years Apart

Hillary Clinton ran for president in a Texas Democratic primary in 2008, winning most of the counties in the state. Eight years later, she did it again. We’ve mapped the results to show where she was consistently strong and weak.

Hillary Clinton greets supporters at Texas Southern University in Houston Saturday, February 20, 2016, after winning the Nevada caucus.

When Hillary Clinton ran for the Democratic nomination for president in 2008, she won the support of most of the party's voters in Texas. Eight years later, she did it again. We’ve mapped the results to show where she was consistently strong and weak.

Brazos, Brewster, Hays, Loving and Travis counties made the list of places where Clinton got beat by Barack Obama in 2008 and again in 2016, by Bernie Sanders. The list of counties where she won both times is much, much longer. Here are the maps:

 

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