More so than any losing candidate, the biggest loser was a crackpot theory.

Namely, that Texas’ new voter integrity measures (and mild ones at that) would lead to dismal turnout and widespread confusion.

The numbers don’t tell that story: nearly 3 million Texans voted in this year’s midterm primaries, versus 2.6M in the last midterm primary cycle in 2018.

Voting went up all over the state, and Republican turnout went up in every border Congressional district.

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