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Unformatted text preview: country ♦ During 1980s – democrats establish biracial coalitions (Get elected by white and black) ♦ Helms ♦ Tower – open seat Always had a rough time Offered to give up his seat if they could find someone like shivers from Texas – they couldn’t so he ran again and had a weak opponent so he won Ex-wife calls him a womanizer and other crap, came back to bite him in the butt and got kicked out of his senate committee and then gave up his seat ♦ Thurman –succeeded himself In 1961 won as a write in candidate because democratic party already nominated someone else ♦ Cochran ♦ Warner ♦ Trent Locke ♦ Arkansas = most democratic state in the south...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course GOV 335N taught by Professor Karch during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.
- Fall '08