Topic: Rick Perry

Negative ads and political outcomes

Feb. 1, 2012
Negative ads and political outcomes

People may hate them, but negative political advertisements work, says Professor Paul Stekler in this video on his analysis of Republican primary ads.

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Why Rick Perry went for South Carolina

Jan. 22, 2012
Why Rick Perry went for South Carolina

Center for Politics and Governance director Sherri Greenberg explains why the Texas governor decided to continue his campaign after the Iowa caucus.

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Perry Leads White by 10 in Statewide Poll

Oct. 25, 2010

Republican Gov. Rick Perry has the backing of 50 percent of registered voters and maintains a 10-point lead over Democratic challenger Bill White in the closing stretch of the 2010 campaign, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll released today.

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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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