Democrats made gains in straight-ticket voting in nine of the 10 Bexar Co. House districts and their overall countywide advantage in straight-ticket voting more than doubled from 2012.

Nearly 20K more straight-ticket Democratic votes were cast across the county than in 2008, and the number of straight-ticket Republican votes fell by nearly 14K. Thus, Democrats’ countywide advantage in straight-ticket voting rose to nearly 58K, up from 24.5K in 2012.

The number of straight-ticket Democratic votes cast in Bexar Co. has increased by around 20K in each presidential election year since 2000. The number of straight-ticket Republican votes cast this year is about the same as in 2004 and below the 2012 peak.

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