Statements about Elections

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."

Says Gov. Rick Perry is “by far and away the highest-paid state employee on an hourly basis.”

Says Houston’s 18th congressional district has been “gentrified” and is home to “more Anglos than African Americans.”

“The Republican Party lost 1.1 million registered voters since 2008. The Democratic Party lost 1.2 million registered voters… (while) voter registration in the Libertarian Party rose 8 percent.”

“The Democrats have over 20 field agents to our zero."

“In three days last week, (Gov. Rick) Perry flew to five cities at taxpayers’ expense, holding press conferences, delivering $2,325,000 in checks.”

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