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Meet The Newly Elected Republican Freshman Headed For The Texas House (Original Post) Shell_Seas Nov 2022 OP
Egad what a bunch of dreadful vile freaks vlyons Nov 2022 #1
I second that! joshdawg Nov 2022 #2
I live in San Antonio...I've seen this LeftInTX Nov 2022 #3
Thanks Shell_Seas Nov 2022 #5
Yuck! Who knows what they will have up their sleeve! LeftInTX Nov 2022 #4

LeftInTX

(27,312 posts)
3. I live in San Antonio...I've seen this
Mon Nov 14, 2022, 04:35 PM
Nov 2022
Admittedly, we live in North Texas and don’t know much about border culture. However, perhaps someone can shoot us a comment on social media and let us know if this is a common political campaign practice in South Texas.

Janie Lopez loaded up her nieces and cousins in her pickup truck. Then, with political signs plastered on the side of her vehicle, she drove up and down streets, honking her horn repeatedly as she and her family members screamed out the window, “Vote for Janie.” They did this in neighborhoods in South Padres, Port Isabel, Laguna Heights, Bayview, Laureles, and many other places in her district. If she hadn’t recorded herself doing this, we probably wouldn’t believe it had happened.


I think it is common. However, her district is fairly large geographically. Works best with smaller districts. (Like city council size). In San Antonio, we have House Districts that are smaller than city council districts. I've seen this...
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