Democrats in Texas are early voting in bigger numbers ahead of the nation’s first primary elections of the 2018 midterms.
Turnout figures released Thursday shows more Democrats casting ballots than Republicans since early voting began this week in the nation’s biggest conservative state.
Turnout in Democratic primaries after two days of early voting is also up 46 percent over the last midterm elections in 2014. For Republicans, turnout is roughly on par with four years ago.
Republicans haven’t lost a statewide race in Texas since 1994.