Texas Ranks 47th in Voter Participation, Better on Neighborliness, Study Finds By Texas Standard • Feb 14, 2018 TweetShareGoogle+Email Swing state voters came out in record numbers this presidential election cycle. Texas was fifth from the bottom in turnout. Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT A new survey of civic engagement finds the Lone Star State lagging. The state’s size, and the mobility of its population, contribute to the low rankings. Listen Listening... / 6:39 By Rhonda Fanning | February 14, 2018 11:31 am TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.