Texas

Texas

Republicans have carried Texas in each of the last 10 presidential elections. The last Democrat to win Texas was Jimmy Carter. Donald Trump won Texas by 9 points in 2016, but that was down significantly from Romney’s 16-point victory in 2012. See 2020 primary results

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PAST RESULTS

2016 Texas president
Candidate%Votes
Trump
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52.5%
4,685,047
Clinton
43.5%
3,877,868
Johnson
3.2%
283,492
Stein
0.8%
71,558
2018 Texas senate
Candidate%Votes
Cruz
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50.9%
4,260,553
O'Rourke
48.3%
4,045,632
2018 Texas governor
Candidate%Votes
Abbott
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55.8%
4,656,156
Valdez
42.5%
3,546,590
2018 Texas house
23republicans13democrats

DEMOGRAPHICS

Texas population estimate (2019): 29.0 M
US population estimate (2019): 328.2 M

RACE

Texas
US
White
74% TX
73% US
Hispanic or Latino
39% TX
18% US
Black or African American
12% TX
13% US
Other
6% TX
5% US
Asian
5% TX
5% US
Native American
<1% TX
<1% US
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
<1% TX
<1% US

INCOME

Texas
US
Household median income
$59,570 TX
$60,293 US
Unemployment rate (10/2020)
6.9% TX
7.9% US
Population under federal poverty level
15% TX
14% US

EDUCATION

Texas
US
Bachelor's degree or higher (Adults 25+)
29% TX
32% US

Notes

  • All times ET.
  • Not all candidates are listed.
  • CNN will broadcast a projected winner only after an extensive review of data from a number of sources.
  • "Flipped seat" denotes a race where the 2020 projected winner is from a different party than the previous winner or incumbent.
  • Both Maine and Nebraska allow electoral votes to be split. In Maine, two of four electoral votes go to the statewide winner and one electoral vote goes to the winner in each of the two congressional districts. In Nebraska, two of five electoral votes go to the winner of the statewide vote. One electoral vote goes to the winner in each of Nebraska's three congressional districts.