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Texas 2022 Elections

Republicans more than doubled turnout in the Rio Grande Valley compared with the last midterm primary

Democrats in the region still had higher turnout, but Republicans celebrated the narrowing of the gap. Despite the improvement, nearly 87% of registered voters in the Rio Grande Valley did not vote in the primary, similar to the rate in 2018.

People attend the Charro Days Grand International Parade in downtown Brownsville on Feb. 26, 2022. Republicans more than doubled their voter turnout in the Rio Grande Valley, though Democrats still had the higher number.


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