Houston, TX — Yesterday, ahead of the third Democratic presidential debate in Houston, the Texas Democratic Party unveiled our plan to flip the state of Texas in 2020.
Called “ambitious” and “expansive,” both local and national pundits are in agreement: with this plan in place and the third Presidential debate being held right here in Houston, Texas is the biggest battleground state in the country.
For a partial list of coverage, see below:
MSNBC — “Texas Democrats say they have a plan to turn the Lone Star state blue. The party revealed their ambitious agenda, saying it will register 2.6 million Texans to vote, and boost the number of field organizers on the ground.”
NBC News — “The Democratic Party of Texas released a 2020 planning document the same week as Houston’s Democratic presidential debate”
Texas Tribune — “The Texas Democratic Party is pulling back the curtain on its 2020 strategy ahead of the Houston presidential debate, releasing a plan to flip the state that targets 2.6 million potential Democratic voters who are not registered yet and commits to deploying over 1,000 organizers by the end of the election cycle.”
CBS News — “The party set a goal of registering 2.6 million Texans to vote, boosting turnout in suburban areas and putting 1,000 field organizers on the ground.”
The Hill — “Texas Democrats are launching a coordinated effort to increase voter turnout as they look to turn the state blue in races up to and down the ballot next year.”
Houston Chronicle — “The Texas Democratic Party on Monday laid out an aggressive plan to win the state — which they’re calling the biggest battleground in the country — ratcheting up an already expensive arms race with the Republican Party to woo new voters and convince those already registered to turn up at the polls next year.
NBC 5 Dallas — The Texas Democratic Party has unveiled its plan to flip the state blue in 2020. Some of their goals include registering as many as 2.6 million unregistered voters in the state. They have built a website, mytexasvotes.com, that includes information about registering, where to vote and polling locations.
***Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa, Executive Director Manny Garcia, and Deputy Executive Director Cliff Walker are available this week to speak about this plan, Texas’ status as the biggest battleground state in the country, the upcoming Third Democratic Presidential Debate in Houston, and the pivotal role Texas will play for Democrats to win up and down the ballot in November 2020.***
If interested in speaking with Chair Hinojosa, Executive Director Garcia, or Deputy Executive Director Walker, please contact Abhi Rahman at [email protected] or via phone at 720-299-0654.