Texas’ 2014 election will test politics of married vs. single women

By Jonathan Tilove - American-Statesman Staff

The 2014 election in Texas has the makings of a grand political science experiment on, among other things, the nature of marriage as a fundamental and tightly bound political unit — essentially the nucleus of red and blue America.

With a ticket led by state Sens. Wendy Davis and Leticia Van de Putte for governor and for lieutenant governor respectively, Democrats’ fondest hope is that they might make some inroads among suburban women accustomed to voting Republican.

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