An array of Houstonians star in the latest television ad endorsing their former mayor, Democrat Bill White, as the next governor of Texas.
The ad, titled "Houston Voices," is currently on the air in Houston. It features local business owners, a writer and Katrina survivor, an attorney, a pastor and even a Republican.
Here's the ad:
Here's the script:
[On screen: Tom Castro - Business Owner]: Bill White knows how to bring people together and get results.
[On screen: Gloria A. Luna - Retired Educator]: He is for the people.
[On screen: Gib Walton - Attorney]: It's time for Texas to have a new governor.
[On screen: Steve Scully - Business Owner]: I would be proud to tell my fellow Republicans in the state of Texas to take a real good look at Bill White. He's done a tremendous job as the mayor of Houston.
[On screen: Shari Smothers - Writer, Katrina Survivor]: He was consistent through Katrina, through Rita, through Ike.
[On screen: Fairfax Randall - Investor, Grandmother]: He's going to keep our taxes down and our spending under control.
[On screen: James E. Nash - Pastor]: All of those things make up a man who can lead, not only a city, but a state. [On screen: Bill White, In It for Texas]