Gubernatorial candidate criticizes Perry's school plan
By ROLANDO GARCIAThe Enterprise 04/27/2006 ....Bell is fighting an uphill battle to unseat Perry. A Rasmussen poll taken this month showed Bell in third place with 17 percent, two points behind Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn, who is running as an independent. Perry was comfortably ahead with 40 percent.
But without the help of a party infrastructure, the independent candidacies of Strayhorn and Kinky Friedman will fade, Bell said, and the anti-Perry voters will coalesce behind him..... more