Bill White

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Democrat | Challenger | Texas gubernatorial candidate Full profile

State Of The Race: Governor: Texas

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Bill White (D) faces Rick Perry (R) in the November election.
Bill White's references to opponent(s): 56 uses in the last 7 days (up 2%).

Compare how Bill White uses key words

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Top This Week

deficit

27,18,12,7,5,14,8,18

  • Last 7 days: 18 uses (up 125% over last week)

jobs

3,8,14,16,12,4,2,5

  • Last 7 days: 5 uses (up 150% over last week)

change

1,1,0,2,2,8,3,3

  • Last 7 days: 3 uses (down 0% from last week)

Top Overall

deficit

27,18,12,7,5,14,8,18

  • Overall: 242 uses since Aug. 30

jobs

3,8,14,16,12,4,2,5

  • Overall: 216 uses since Aug. 30

immigration

3,1,1,2,11,4,9,3

  • Overall: 110 uses since Aug. 30

Colors correspond to a word's relative popularity in the last 7 days. Words in orange are being used more frequently this week; gray, less frequently. 'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

Recent uses of words we're tracking

...Texas with inclusive new leadership. Vote to reel in skyrocketing insurance, utility and tuition rates. Vote to bring high-wage jobs to the hardest-working state in the nation. Vote for a governor who'll put taxpayers first, instead of giving taxpayer-funded...

— via RSS (November 2)

...a national book tour after the election, while taking a full state salary, rather than working on the state's budget crisis. The state controller today admitted that her forecast of tax collections last year was $1.9 billion off. ...

— via Facebook (November 2)

...mobilized Texans who want a governor looking out for them, a governor who will improve our schools, attract high-wage jobs and get results on border security," said Katy Bacon, campaign spokesperson. "After 25 years in office, Rick Perry has left...

— via RSS (November 1)

...security," said Katy Bacon, campaign spokesperson. "After 25 years in office, Rick Perry has left us with a $25 billion budget hole after putting Texas up for sale to his campaign donors and abusing state government as a partisan political...

— via RSS (November 1)

...governor looking out for them, a governor who will improve our schools, attract high-wage jobs and get results on border security," said Katy Bacon, campaign spokesperson. "After 25 years in office, Rick Perry has left us with a $25 billion budget...

— via RSS (November 1)

...are a modern, diverse state. We are proud of our traditions, but we want to be a leader in jobs with a future, not just minimum wage jobs. Texas should be known as the new capitol of clean energy...

— via RSS (November 1)

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