Keyword: General Election
In a poll of potential voters, how should we go about determining what the electorate might look like on Election Day?
No campaign postmortem will be complete without noting the huge role played by Barack Obama in the 2010 governor's race.
Six points separate Rick Perry and Bill White, but that's not all there is to it: The pattern of partisan preferences evident in the latest polling suggests that the Republican Party still holds a substantial baseline advantage over the Democrats in Texas.
Make no mistake: A Democrat running in a statewide race in Texas who is not losing by double-digits is doing relatively well. But this raises the larger question: Can Bill White actually win?
Bill White’s problem is an “everywhere else” problem, which is only partly rural in nature.