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RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawCampaigns & Electionsin Texas
RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawThe Process of Campaigns & ElectionsPrimary ElectionsGeneral Electionscampaigncampaign12
RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawCampaignsAn organized effort to persuade voters to support a candidateInformalKnock on doors, shake handsChurches, veterans groups, rodeos, picnicsFormalTV ads & other mediaPolling and surveys of voters
RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawRising Costs of CampaignsTechnological changes – use of videos and online surveysCandidates’ expanding use of social mediaTV advertising (especially in state and local races)Increased competition between the two major parties
RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawCampaigns spend more on mediathan anything else
RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawCampaign Moneyin TexasValdez raised $6.5 million totalAbbot raised$72 million total
RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawThe most expensive Senate race in U.S. history withover $100 million raised
RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawCampaign ContributionsCampaign contributions are unlimitedin Texas, as long as they are disclosed
RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawAverage Donor Gives <$200SOURCE: LESS THAN 1% OF TOTAL U.S. POPULATION GAVE OVER $200 in 2016 ELECTION
RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawRise of Super PACsThe Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United v. FECthat individuals, corporations, and unions can contribute unlimited amounts to PACs anonymously
RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawPAC’s vs Super PAC’s
RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawNew Players: Super PACs
RoadMapCampaign StrategyCampaign FinancePrimary Election TypesPrimary Elections & Third PartiesVoter Turnout in TexasVoter ID LawTexas & Super PACs

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