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Videos: Voting, Campaigns, and Elections

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Former Lt. Governor Ben Barnes expresses the tension between labor- and capital-intensive politics.
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section 1.2
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Activists adapt Burma Shave advertising tactics to draw attention to political issues.
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section 9.4
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View footage from an ethics rally at the Capitol and review the objectives of the Texas Ethics Commission.
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section 7.2
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Former Rick Perry chief of staff Barry McBee discusses campaigning outside of Austin.
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section 9.3
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State Rep. Geanie Morrison discusses raising campaign funds.
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section 7.3
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Mark White reflects on message power and his effort to reach out to Texas voters.
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Features: Voting, Campaigns, and Elections

Redistricting Texas style: a case study
Redistricting Texas style: a case study
section 1.1
Percentage of major Party Vote for Bush/Gore by county in 2000
The 2000 election: Bush/Gore by county
section 1.1
Requirements for getting on the primary ballot
Getting on the primary ballot
section 2.1
Turnout across election types
Turnout across election types
section 3.2
The demographics of voting
The demographics of voting
section 3.2
Turnout across election types
Turnout across election types
section 4.1
Rates of participation in different political activities
Rates of participation in Texas and the U.S.
section 4.1
Table comparing voter registration requirements in Texas and other states
State voter residency requirements
section 5.2
Reasons Texans and other Americans don't vote
Reasons for not voting
section 5.2
A selection of interest group voter guides
A selection of interest group voter guides
section 5.2
Smith vs. Allwright: white primaries
Smith vs. Allwright: white primaries
section 5.3
Historic turnout in Texas, the South, and the U.S.
Presidential and midterm election turnout
section 5.3
Number of black elected officials in Texas, 1970-2000
Black elected officials in Texas, 1970-2000
section 5.3
Number of Latino elected officials in Texas, 1974-2003
Latino elected officials in Texas, 1974-2003
section 5.3
The 1869 Constitution was written amid debate over the Civil War Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
U.S. Constitution Civil War amendments
section 5.3
Cumulative voting in Texas
Cumulative voting in Texas
section 6.1
Not so simple majorities: voting rules and election outcomes
Voting rules and election outcomes
section 6.1
Party identification in Texas
Party identification in Texas
section 6.2
Fundraising figures for legislative candidates
Congressional and Texas legislative fundraising
section 7.0
Talking Politics: stump speech
On the stump (stump speeches)
section 7.0
Campaign media costs in major Texas markets, 2004
Campaign media costs, 2004
section 7.1
Onward through the blogs!
Weblogs: participatory, online forums
section 7.1
Money and votes in Texas
Money and votes in Texas
section 7.1
Federal and Texas campaign contribution limits
U.S./Texas campaign contribution limits
section 7.2
Money and votes in Texas
Money and votes in Texas
section 7.3
Contributions to Texas statewide and legislative candidates during the 2001-2002 election cycle
Contributions to Texas candidates
section 7.3
Free media versus earned media
Free media versus earned media
section 9.3

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