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Progressive Policies Force Families to Migrate

ca7 Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 5:45 PM
"News broke last week that Democrats could stage a potential takeover of two Republican stronghold states, Arizona and Texas, before the 2016 presidential election." NO. The linked article specifically says this is unlikely before the 2016 election: "So while the continued growth of minority voters is likely to harden the Democrats’ advantage in vital swing states, it is far less likely in the near future to upend the entire game board by putting Texas’s 38 electoral votes and Arizona’s 11 in play."

When a state shifts along party lines it never happens overnight. Only in rare occurrences can a presidential candidate dramatically change voter turnout (e.g. North Carolina, 2008). Yet this narrative has become a popular topic recently as politicians look towards the upcoming elections.

News broke last week that Democrats could stage a potential takeover of two Republican stronghold states, Arizona and Texas, before the 2016 presidential election. Key strategists pointed to an increasingly diverse population and the impending amnesty deal that would allow over 900,000 Hispanics to vote. The staggering numbers aren’t necessarily tied to Democrat votes, as critics quickly...