Texas’ battleground status examined October 09, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: News The district director for U.S. Rep. Chip Roy, R-Austin, said in Bandera on Thursday, Oct. 3, that GOP women are the backbone of the Republican Party, and they are crucial to the party’s success in the upcoming elections. “Republican women across Texas have donated 1.4 million hours working for the party. And we will need their help even more in 2020,” said Nathan McDaniel at a monthly meeting last week of the Bandera County Republican Women. McDaniel said the national Democratic Party has eight full time staffers in Austin working on one thing - flipping a few congressional seats to turn Texas ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!