Topic: Governor's race

Early voting: It's now or never for Bill White

Oct. 13, 2010
The "No Debate" debate

In the Texas gubernatorial race, Bill White is considered the most viable Democratic candidate since Ann Richards. Despite the anti-incumbent atmosphere, Rick Perry -- with his 10-year tenure in the governor's office -- leads White by a short margin in the polls. Early voting remains crucial in this tight race.

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The "No Debate" debate

Oct. 6, 2010
The "No Debate" debate

Using online communications outlets on their own terms, political candidates no longer see an advantage to engaging their challengers in more traditional televised debates. This "No Debate" debate approach signals a new era in campaigns nationwide.

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Mid-term elections: Faculty experts provide their analysis

Oct. 4, 2010
Mid-term elections: Faculty experts provide their analysis

Each week day during October, faculty experts will discuss local, state and national political issues in anticipation of the upcoming mid-term elections in November.

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Experts Available to Discuss Texas Governor's Race

Oct. 12, 2009

The 2010 Texas governor's race promises to be an historic contest as U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison challenges incumbent Rick Perry for the Republican nomination and several Democrats vie to run against the GOP candidate next November.

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Perry Leads Hutchison by 12 Percent in Latest Statewide Poll

July 9, 2009

Gov. Rick Perry holds a 12-point lead over probable challenger Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison in next year's Republican primary, though more than one-third of likely voters are still undecided or would choose someone else, according to a poll conducted last month by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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