Digital Edition

2010-10-28 digital edition

Special Sections

 


2010-10-28 / General Stories

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:

Four-year term. Must be at least 30 years old, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Texas for the five years immediately preceding the election. Among duties as part of both the Executive and Legislative branches: assumes powers of Governor when Governor is absent or unable to serve; acts as President of the Senate; by statute, is a member of several Legislative branch boards and committees. The salary is that of a state senator when serving as President of the Texas Senate and that of the Governor when serving as Governor. DAVID DEWHURST (R): - No reply received

LINDA CHAVEZTHOMPSON (D): I’ve led an international union with millions of workers. I’ve negotiated contracts, developed policy papers, and secured a living wage for thousands of workers in my  28-year career as a labor organizer, culminating as the first woman of color to serve as Executive Vice President of the AFL-CIO. LINDA CHAVEZTHOMPSON (D): I’ve led an international union with millions of workers. I’ve negotiated contracts, developed policy papers, and secured a living wage for thousands of workers in my 28-year career as a labor organizer, culminating as the first woman of color to serve as Executive Vice President of the AFL-CIO. SCOTT JAMESON (L): I will not spend millions to convince everyone I should be elected. I share your financially conservative values. I will lead the Texas Senate to vastly improve education at all levels, provide a smart, affordable transportation infrastructure, while ardently defending all Texans with a shield of transparent and ethical values.

HERB GONZALES, JR (G): My experience is based on studying and being actively involved in politics and government. I have a BA in polisci and was a representative for a student group in student government. I was elected precinct chair and a delegate to Green convention. I have been campaign coordinator in city and county.

Return to top














Today's Special Links