Davis Digest

Analysis: Donald Trump’s Trickle-Down Effect on Texas Politics

From left: Texas Agriculture Sid Miller, 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush.
From left: Texas Agriculture Sid Miller, 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush.

Donald Trump and everyone’s reaction to him might turn out to be unimportant in the next couple of election cycles. If the Republican wins the presidency, he’ll be a factor in the 2018 mid-term elections. If he doesn’t, he’ll be a memory.

Wendy Davis "Would Love the Opportunity to Serve Again"

Former Texas state Senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on the presidential campaign trail for Hillary Clinton in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Dec. 18, 2015.
Former Texas state Senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on the presidential campaign trail for Hillary Clinton in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Dec. 18, 2015.

Nobody, including Wendy Davis, knows where she’s headed in politics. "I don't have my sights set on anything right now," she told The Texas Tribune. But she wouldn't rule out a future political run if an opportunity arises.