Texas’ primaries will take place on Super Tuesday. In the 2016 general election, Donald Trump won the state with 52.23% of the vote, compared with Hillary Clinton’s 43.24%. Republicans have carried Texas in each of the last 10 presidential elections. The last Democrat to win Texas was Jimmy Carter. George W. Bush carried his home state by 21 points in 2000 and by 23 points in 2004. Overcoming more than a century of Democratic dominance, the GOP now controls the governorship, both US Senate seats, a nearly 2-to-1 majority of the state’s US House delegation, and bothchambers of the state Legislature.