Texas has attracted intense national interest in recent weeks, and in one sign of it, the chair of the Democratic National Committee, Tom Perez, spent the day before the election traveling the state.

“The road to the White House runs through Texas, and the road to a Senate majority runs straight through the great state of Texas, and that’s why I’m proud to be here, folks,” Perez said Monday morning in San Antonio.

[...] A Democrat hasn’t won Texas’ electoral votes since 1976, but statewide polls show a highly competitive race.

If Biden can turn voters out and flip the state, it would be a massive event in state and American politics — and would almost certainly mean a Biden victory nationwide. [Texas Tribune]

As the Texas Tribune article quoted above points out, a Biden/Harris victory in Texas could mean a victory nationwide, and Texas native Beyonce is encouraging fellow Texans to go out and flip the state:

Beyonce joins Lady Gaga, Nine Inch Nails, Eminem, Bruce Springsteen, and other huge musician names endorsing Biden/Harris.

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