Texas now has 16.2 million registered voters

Early primary voting starts today, two weeks before the state heads to the polls on March 3.
1:18 | 02/19/20

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Transcript for Texas now has 16.2 million registered voters
And now by the numbers are look at the numbers behind the news today's top number sixteen point two million. That's the record number of voters have now registered in this state of Texas and work early voting starts today two weeks. The for the state heads to the polls on March 3. And Texas will be one of the largest prizes for Democrats on Super Tuesday with 228. Pledged delegates up for grabs. That's more than the 155. Delegates awarded in the first four saves. Voting in February Kim buying. And today's voter registration and taxes is two million more than on Election Day 2016 McDonald choppy Hillary Clinton. I just more than 807000. Votes in the lone star state and Democrats living taxes from red to blue in 20/20 may be a stretch. But the voter demographics in this state are quickly changing. The latest census figures show some 40% of the Texas population is Latino and with the younger and more diverse voters are joining their ranks since president trump took office. And that likely means many more potential democratic votes up for grabs in November especially in urban centers like. Houston and Dallas which sought democrats' defeat to incumbent Republican congressmen. In the 2018 mid terms.

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