Chapter 4 Political Parties in Texas
The most important role for political parties in Texas elections
Party that dominated Texas politics throughout most of the twentieth century
When did the new republican Party become the dominant party in Texas?
The Fastest growing demographic group in Texas and how it votes
What is “partisan polarization”?
What tends to be the political party affiliation of cities, suburbs and rural areas of Texas?
Chapter 5 Election in Texas
Purpose of a primary election
Persons playing the largest role in running campaigns
Describe the reality of Texas politics: two-party system, voter turnout, candidates’
financed campaigns, third-party prospects, potential Hispanic role
When is the required date of the general election?
First Republican Governor of Texas since Reconstruction