Texas could go from red to blue in this year's election for governor

Historically, Texas has actually been a blue state rather than red. It was only until former Governor William P. Clements 

He won as a Republican in 1971 with a brief stint of Democratic power for four years with Governor Dorothy

After that, the seat in Austin, Texas was predominantly run by Republicans from Governor George W. Bush from 1995 to 2000 

After that, the seat in Austin, Texas was predominantly run by Republicans from Governor George W. Bush from 1995 to 2000 

Governor Abbott held a strong lead but the recent Uvalde shooting could turn voter’s against him 

Uvalde’s state senator, Roland Gutierrez, asked the governor to call a special session on gun violence 

This was not the first incident on the governor’s watch as there were seven other shootings during his time in office