I’ll tell you the reality right up front, and save those of you who don’t want to wade through a bunch of charts and data a bit of time.

There isn’t really a both sides. I’ve pulled the top 25 individual donors to Texas state level races (everything that has…

Christian nationalism is a term that has been utilized broadly, especially since January 6th, 2021. How do you define Christian nationalism? And how do you know if someone is Christian nationalist?

Lucky for all of us, there are experts out there doing the analysis and creating the path for the…

It is amazing to me how candidates for the Texas House on the GOP side of things STILL don’t seem to have any meaningful grassroots support flowing into their campaign. Is there a lot of money coming in? …

I need the #txed folks listening intently. If you are a public ed advocate, you need to realize where dollars attempting to privatize education are coming from and who is getting them. This election and this next session are going to be battles, and public education is a focus.

We…

I recently saw someone share a “voter guide” comparing Donald Trump and Joe Biden. It was obvious how the creators of the guide wanted you to vote.

It immediately brought to mind the “voter guides” published by the Faith & Freedom Coalition, based out of Virginia, for our 2018 Texas…

I live in Texas, so all of what follows will have a markedly United States and Texas lens, so know that going in. All data is pulled from Johns Hopkins and the COVID Tracking Project and re-visualized on my site.

We have reached the end of August, and I NEVER…

I live in Texas, so all of what follows will have a markedly United States and Texas lens, so know that going in. All data is pulled from Johns Hopkins and the COVID Tracking Project and re-visualized on my site.

We have reached the end of June. A lot happening…

I live in Texas, so all of what follows will have a markedly United States and Texas lens, so know that going in. All data is pulled from Johns Hopkins and the COVID Tracking Project and re-visualized on my site.

  1. World — 5,808,946 cases (+117,156 today), 360,308 deaths (+4,679 today)…

I live in Texas, so all of what follows will have a markedly United States and Texas lens, so know that going in. All data is pulled from Johns Hopkins and the COVID Tracking Project and re-visualized on my site.

  1. World — 3,193,812 cases (+77,488 today), 227,630 deaths (+10,485 today)…

On March 16, 2020, the White House issued their Coronavirus Guidelines’ for next 15 days to slow pandemic.

On March 16, 2020, the United States had 4,632 overall #COVID19 cases, and 85 deaths from the virus. On March 16th, we had 1,133 daily cases and 22 people died.

15 days…

Chris Tackett

I chart Texas Politics at christackettnow.com and write about things that matter (to me at least) whenever the muse hits.

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