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Gay Austin, Vol. 2, No. 8, May 1978 - File 007. 1978-05. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 18, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/gcam/item/1013/show/1005.

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(1978-05). Gay Austin, Vol. 2, No. 8, May 1978 - File 007. Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM) Digital Archive. University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/gcam/item/1013/show/1005

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Title Gay Austin, Vol. 2, No. 8, May 1978
Contributor
  • Kay, Kelly
Publisher Gay Community Services
Date May 1978
Language English
Subject
  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
Place
  • Austin, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
Type
  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 5962538
Collection
  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • LGBT Research Collection
  • Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM) Digital Archive
Rights No Copyright - United States
Note This item was digitized from materials loaned by the Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM).
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Title File 007
Transcript 6 GAY AUSTIN NAY 1978 BRISCOE BY ARNOLD FLEISCHMANN TeXANS GO TO THE POLLS on May 6 to select candidates for the November general election. While there are dozens of candidates for what seems to be an infinite list of offices, a number of key primary races should be of interest to the gay voters of Travis County. The gubernatorial race features primary battles for both Democrats and Republicans. In the GOP, former party chairperson Ray Hutchinson is facing high spending oilman Bill Clements. Without a presidential race this year, most observers aren't expecting a large turnout in this election. The Democratic primary promises to be a real donny- brook. Incumbant Dolph Briscoe is campaigning on what he cites as a record of fiscal responsibility and prosperity for Texas. His rallying cry is "no new taxes." He also attacks his major opponent, Attorney General John Hill, as a free spender whose leadership would produce larger state government and an income tax to finance these new programs. Briscoe also likes to remind voters of a number of new programs created during his six-year tenure, the most recent being the anti-crime and highway improvement proposals approved by the legislature last year. And in this corne : V ' \ 1 u « s ■ jHHFMHaE&i^ 1 J ...i-taJ I CLEMENTS FOR HIS PART/ HILL has attacked Briscoe for a failure to deal squarely with the problems of school financing, delay and cronyism in his appointments, and a general lack of leadership for the state. Hill sells himself as champion of consumers, citing his support for creation of the Public Utilities Commission, the performance of his office in handling consumer complaints, and his confrontations with major busine and utilities such as Southwestern Bell. Hill has received strong support from the liberal wing of the party and enjoys the endorsement of The Texas Observer, the Texas Women's Political Caucus, and a number of minority group leaders around the state. Former insurance commissioner and state senator Joe Christie and U.S. Representative Bob Krueger are dueling for the Democratic nomination and a chance ~ 0« THE BAR WITH A 705 RED RIVER 4 CdPITrU coin COMPANY 3004 Guadalupe 472-1676 AN EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF COINS AND CURRENCY GO JEWELRY FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD ALSO BUYING ANTIQUES AND ALL GOLD 20% DISCOUNT ON GOLD JEWELRY AND COIN SUPPLIES WITH THIS AD. k ' PUNTRY 1 HEART 2-0418 ^^fS <•} Com -V T^ C |SENSURR< DUND"! ' AFTER HOURS ' Friday & Saturday .0; A Wo
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