Texas Primary Yields Major Surprises

Albanese, Elizabeth
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/9/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32335, p4
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The article reports on the victory of Texas incumbent governor Rick Perry in Republican nomination for the governor's race. Voters eliminated several high-profile Republican state representatives in the November 2005 ballot because of dissatisfaction with the state's lack of progress in implementing new school finance reforms. The state has received order from the Texas Supreme Court to reduce its reliance on local property taxes to fund schools.


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