Date of Submission
Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
John J. Pitney
© 2016 Miles H. Wilson
For years, Texas has experienced significant growth and demographic change that has slowly altered the balance of Texas’s political power. This thesis argues that due to a series of unlikely developments, the scales are tipping in favor of the Democrats much earlier than projected. As a result of demographic changes, Donald Trump, and the Tea Party faction of the Texas GOP, the Democrats may be able to win Texas’s electoral votes, as well as the 2018 Texas gubernatorial race.
Wilson, Miles, "Enter Stage Left: How Demographic Change, Trump, and the Texas GOP will Make Room for the Texas Democrats to Return from Exile in 2016" (2016). CMC Senior Theses. 1447.
This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.