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2010: Labor Sticks with Democrats

The Texas AFL-CIO went with Democrats, even to the extent of not endorsing in statewide races where only Republicans are running.

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The Texas AFL-CIO is ending its state convention in Austin today and issued its endorsements (through its political arm, the Committee on Political Education, or COPE). They went with Democrats, even to the extent of not endorsing in statewide races (comptroller, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals) where only Republicans are running. No real surprises here:

Governor – Bill White
Lieutenant Governor – Linda Chavez-Thompson
Attorney General – Barbara Ann Radnofsky
Comptroller – No Endorsement
Land Commissioner – Hector Uribe
Agriculture Commissioner – Hank Gilbert
Railroad Commissioner – Jeff Weems
Texas Supreme Court, Place 3 – Jim Sharp
Texas Supreme Court, Place 5 – Bill Moody
Texas Supreme Court, Place 9 – Blake Bailey
Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2 – No Endorsement
Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5 – No Endorsement
Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 6 – Keith Hampton

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