Statements about Elections
Says Rick Perry co-chaired Al Gore’s campaign for president.
"Every month, another 50,000 U.S.-born Hispanics turn 18 and become eligible to vote."
"Governor (Perry), you were a Democrat, having worked for Al Gore as his campaign manager..."
Says U.S. House opponent Michael Williams does not live in and has never voted in the congressional district he’s seeking to represent.
Says a Republican-drawn map of proposed U.S. House districts for Texas "gerrymanders more than nine million Latinos in Texas to make sure that we have no more electoral opportunity than we did in 1991."
Says the Austin City Council "may give $4 million a year to subsidize a race track."
Says Rick Perry is "the guy that tracked" down Democratic legislators who fled Texas in 2003.
Says that several times in the last 15 years, Austin City Council candidates have won seats after trailing by more than 4,000 votes in the election prompting the runoff.
"The turnout on May 14th was just 7 percent -- the lowest turnout in decades."
Says it probably costs more than $300,000 to run for a seat on the Pedernales Electric Cooperative board of directors.
Says the Hawaii governor "can’t find anything that says (President Barack Obama) was born in Hawaii."
"Ten retired nuns were barred from voting in the 2008 Indiana Democratic primary."
Says that 98,184 Texans are now driving with temporary driver’s licenses lacking their photos.
On choosing a Texas House speaker
Says the Texas House has "a record number of new members joining our ranks."
Says Texas voters are being asked to act this November on a proposed constitutional amendment affecting property taxes.
"Exit polls indicate that Democrats get over 70 percent of LGBT votes in federal elections."
Says Bill White is refusing to debate.
"There have been 30 published polls in this election cycle and Harry Reid's been trailing in every single one."
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