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6 edition of Twilight of the Texas Democrats found in the catalog.

Twilight of the Texas Democrats

the 1978 governor"s race

by Kenneth Bridges

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clements, William P., -- 1917-,
  • Democratic Party (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Republican Party (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Governors -- Texas -- Election -- History -- 20th century,
  • Political candidates -- Texas -- Biography,
  • Politicians -- Texas -- Biography,
  • Political parties -- Texas -- History -- 20th century,
  • Political campaigns -- Texas -- History -- 20th century,
  • Party affiliation -- Texas -- History -- 20th century,
  • Texas -- Politics and government -- 1951-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-210) and index.

    StatementKenneth Bridges.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesCentennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University -- no. 107
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF391.2 .B75 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 219 p., [6] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16515962M
    ISBN 101603440097
    ISBN 109781603440097
    LC Control Number2007033912

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      Donald Trump and the Twilight of White America. as the economist Robert Gordon wrote in his book The Rise and Fall of American Growth: after two Democratic . Democratic dominance. From until Dwight D. Eisenhower's victory in , Texas voted for the Democratic candidate for president in every election except , when it did not support Catholic Al state had a white majority and Democrats re-established their dominance after the Civil War. In the midth century and elections, the state voters joined the landslide for.

    In Texas last year, Democrat Carlos Uresti, who had served as a state senator since , and before that as a state rep since , refused to quit his seat for four months after being found guilty on 11 federal felony convictions, and after his state’s Democratic caucus called on him to resign. Paul Walter Eggers (Ap – J ) was an Indiana native who was the Republican nominee for governor of Texas in both and , when the state still had two-year gubernatorial terms. (Under a state constitutional amendment, the terms were doubled in to the current four years.) Eggers' races for governor were his only attempts at elected office.


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