29 Oct 2020

Could Biden win Texas – despite pledge to end oil?

Europe Editor and Presenter

Welcome to Round Top, Texas.

Flat as a pancake, whipped by the wind, soil soaked in oil: the black gold that has made Texas rich, and that is Trump’s favourite liquid.

They voted for him here four years ago.

They didn’t like it when Joe Biden said in the last debate that he would end oil.

But the fact that the polls are still tight, and the Democrats feel they could win this huge state with its 38 votes in the electoral college is an indication how much the political landscape has shifted.