Hey, greetings everyone, Lt. Col. Allen West, chairman of the Republican Party of Texas. 

Right there behind me you see the state Capitol of the great state of Texas. The state capitol that represents everything that Texas stands for. Individual liberty, freedom, our small business entrepreneurship, the growth, the opportunity and prosperity that has enabled Texas to be the tenth largest economy in the world. 

And last night you made a decision. You made a decision that you wanted Texas to continue to be a strong, conservative state. And I just want to say thank you. Thank you to all of the people that voted for the Republican ticket. Thank you for all of those volunteers, all of those grassroots activists, all of the people that got out there and walked neighborhoods in the hot environment and sun but still maintained those CDC guidelines with the mask and keeping six feet separation. This was your victory.

And when I think about the great story that came out of this election, to all you folks down there in the Rio Grande Valley, thank you. That is the story that people are talking about. Think about it. Zapata County. Hadn’t voted Republican in 100 years and now it has. And when I think about some of the great candidates that we had out there running, candidates like Monica De La Cruz-Hernandez, they were carrying our banner. We will maintain that enthusiasm, that energy, that engagement, that policy inclusiveness. We are not going to just ramp up for an election cycle and not show up again. That is the difference about this Republican Party of Texas. 

But take time to understand. This was a great victory for Texas. This was a great victory because you enabled it and made it happen. 

I am so proud to be the chairman of the Republican Party of Texas. I am so proud of everything that you all did yesterday. To send a message that Texas is still Red. And there is no Blue Wave. So, God bless you all and God bless Texas.

Editor’s Note: The above commentary was made by Allen West, chairman of the Republican Party of Texas, in a video to celebrate Republican Party victories in Texas in the 2020 general election. The video was shot in Austin with the state Capitol in the background.

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