Thursday, May 11, 2006

Texas: Kinky files petitions...


Kinky Friedman Presents Petitions to Get on Ballot
Reported by Scott Lawrence May 11, 2006KFDM Channel 6 AUSTIN (AP) _ Musician and author Kinky Friedman took his rebel campaign for governor to state authorities Thursday, presenting 169,574 voter signatures he hopes will get him on the November ballot as an independent candidate.
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Kinky holds ’em spellbound
Gubernatorial independent woos Odessans
By Elizabeth YorkOdessa AmericanMay 10, 2006 -- Odessans filled about two-thirds of the auditorium in the Globe of the Great Southwest Theatre and watched spellbound as Kinky Friedman delivered an unorthodox, 30-minute campaign speech Wednesday.Friedman spoke to the Odessa Rotary Club on the third day of campaigning in Odessa where his stops included Dos Amigos and Deerings Nursing Home.Friedman is an independent who is challenging incumbent Republican Rick Perry, Democrat Chris Bell and Independent Carole Keeton Strayhorn for the November 7 Texas governor election..... more

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