The last time that a Democrat won a statewide office in Texas was in 1994. No other state has seen Republican one-party rule longer.
And there are few signs that this streak is going to be broken anytime soon. That’s judging from election returns. If anything the Democrats appear to be going in reverse.
The 2014 gubernatorial election that pitted Democrat State Senator Wendy Davis against Republican then Attorney General Greg Abbott was a meltdown for the Dems.