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Bryon Allen

Partner, chief methodologist, WPA Intelligence

Bryon Allen is partner and chief methodologist of WPA Intelligence, working for Gov. Greg Abbott and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, along with directing the polling and data for the Club for Growth in Texas.

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Just how big was turnout in Texas, and what does it mean?

How can we understand the broader social and historical context to try and predict whether 2020 and 2022 will continue 2018's surge in turnout? Will they be like the 2004 election —the first in a series of presidential elections with elevated turnout — or will they be like 1966, a singular surge that quickly gave way to downward trends.