The Winnebago Vote: How 12,000 RVers Tilt East Texas Elections

The Texas Observer | October 8, 2008
A mail-forwarding business near Livingston allows these RVers to claim legal residency in Texas, while many have never been to Livingston, or even Texas, and own property in other states. Together these 12,000 overwhelmingly Republican voters have helped erode what was once a stronghold of yellow dog Democrats.

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