According to the Bay Area Center for Voting Research, Houston ranks # 177 on the list
of the most liberal cities. H'town ranks behind cities like Kansas City (#59), Raleigh
(#88), and Augusta, GA (#110). Huh? 237 cities were ranked. Most liberal
Texas city - Dallas at #32. Least liberal Texas city - Lubbock at #236. Number one
liberal city in America - Detroit. Dead last for liberals - Provo, Utah.
Kinky gets a mention in today's Chron, but zilch for Chris Bell and his upcoming
campaign kickoff this Sunday in Austin. Hey, maybe the Chron is saving Da Bell some
space on the front page of Monday's edition.
She don't get labor. She don't get local Latino organization endorsement. She
gets outrai$ed - so far. A few electeds are supporting her opponent. Then how come
Laura Salinas is considered one of - if not - the frontrunner(s) in the District 143
race? Well, maybe because she is a very impressive candidate. Or, how about the fact
that she is still the only candidate that lives in the district? It's residency, stupid.
August 12, 2005, 9:00AM