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Unformatted text preview: -temporary organization o precinct convention; have a say in platform, come up with rules o county convention; choose delegates to state convention o state convention; choose delegates to national convention and presidential electors Texas Democratic Party; founded in 1848-primary and dominant party from 1848 to the end of the Civil war (1866)-took control again after Reconstruction-in control from 1874 to 1978-Texas Republican Party; founded in 1867-primary and dominant party during Reconstruction-two party competition from 1978-1994-dominant from 1994-today...
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- Spring '08