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Some Garcia 2002 numbers

When I did an analysis of County Commissioner Precinct 2 for this year’s election, I said that I couldn’t include a comparison from 2002 because I didn’t have precinct-level data for that year. I got an email the other day from Robert Jara, in which he kindly included a spreadsheet of some of that 2002 […]

Rick Perry and the Latino vote, part 3

Having looked at the 2002 election last week, I turn my attention now to 2006. This presents a number of challenges, thanks to the bizarre four-way contest that was the Governor’s race. In all my previous work on the 2006 elections, I’ve generally skipped over the Governor’s race because the numbers are so different from […]

Rick Perry and the Latino vote, part 2

On Tuesday, I took a look at how Rick Perry did in the 2002 election in the State Rep districts (SRDs) that have Spanish surname voter registration (SSRV) percentage of 50 or more in order to try to get a handle on the question of how well Perry performed with the Latino vote. Today I’m […]

Rick Perry and the Latino vote, part 1

Say what you want about Rick Perry, he’s got a much firmer grasp of the changing demographics of Texas and their political implications than many of his partymates do. As such, he plans to compete vigorously for the Latino vote in Texas. Perry campaign manager Rob Johnson said the campaign will try and improve upon […]

Five years ago

Latino voting

New leader, new troubles

Looking forward: Harris County Democrats

She’s back

A season for giving

Not Gore in 2004

Negative advertising works

David Rushing update

Quixotic Quest Dept.

David Rushing update

David Rushing update

Sometimes you’re not paranoid enough

Race, politics, and stupidity

The old switcheroo

More on Libertarians and the GOP

Looking forward: Libertarians

And you thought the national Democrats were rudderless

Hispanic voting

Another contender

More turnout issues

Looking forward: Turnout

“Like the dog chasing the pickup”

The message and the messenger

Looking forward: The message

Looking forward: The outline

It’s Pelosi

Looking forward and inward

All done

Sifting through the rubble