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Global Warming, Public Schools, and Jazz a la Zorn.
"...the daily press (newspapers) and national press reliable? Previous polls showed that 80% of the public did not believe..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Column

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Defending the death penalty, the new Gov, the schools, and all that Jazz.
"...the daily press (newspapers) and national press reliable? Previous polls showed that 80% of the public did not believe..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Column

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It's a salmagundi of responses this issue, with bits regarding dolphin bacteria, word use, national politics, and Marc Savlov's cinematic taste (or lack thereof).
"...CNN exit polls actually show that in a two-way race, only about..."

Dec. 1, 2000 Column

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Gore vs. Bush vs. Nader vs. Ventura vs. Hernandez vs. Simone, approximately.
"...light rail proposal failed by a hair at the polls. This is not a vote against public transportation; it's..."

Nov. 17, 2000 Column

TV Eye
As a television viewer, I'm amused by the 2000 presidential election. As a citizen, I'm appalled.
"...news media. Crow is eaten. Blame is placed on pollsters, faulty numbers, and, finally, that third candidate -- the..."

Nov. 17, 2000 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Election 2000
Chronicle Election Preview
"...Arkansas, 6, In latest polls, Bush has a slight edge in Bill Clinton's home..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature

Election 2000
Chronicle Election Preview
"...Party polling, unless local Ds are swamped at the polls by a tidal wave of Bushies, Earle should easily..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature

If You Can't Stand the Heat ...
Republican Jill Warren is behind in the polls and going negative on her Democratic opponent Ann Kitchen, in the race for House District 48 in Travis County.
"...A bumpier road to the polls might at least give Warren some hope that Kitchen..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Naked City
Pro-light rail forces appear to have the advantage, both in numbers and funding, over light rail opponents.
"...While Armstrong's endorsement will help, rail supporters claim their polls already show that Austinites support the $919 million rail..."

Sept. 15, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Postmarks
I never thought the letters in "Postmarks Forum" were real until this happened to me ...
"...that only candidates showing 15% support in five national polls may participate. Nader and Buchanan each have around 4%...."

Aug. 11, 2000 Column

Gagging the Right
Republicans muzzled the Religious Right during the GOP convention
"...the American public and helped re-elect Bill Clinton, Luntz's polls and focus groups strongly suggested that the public had..."

Aug. 11, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

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Our readers talk back.
"...the thousands of ballot replies to our annual readers polls. While the polls are not a pure, random sample..."

June 16, 2000 Column

Naked City
Raul Alvarez wins by 201 votes over Rafael Quintanilla, confirming that Austin's green machine is only weakened, not defunct.
"...voters who cast ballots in May returned to the polls on Saturday...."

June 9, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
The outcome of a light rail ballot item in San Antonio may foreshadow our own light rail vote in November.
"...whether Tankerson is right, as they head to the polls to vote on VIA's proposed 54-mile-long, $1.5 billion light-rail..."

May 5, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

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Readers are baffled by the Chronicle's "no endorsement" for the mayoral race.
"...City Council member was supported by me at the polls...."

April 28, 2000 Column

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Quote of the week: "You, my hyphenated friend, are an ambassador of evil."
"...gig that night has won top honors in readers polls and Austin Music Awards but yet we all have..."

March 17, 2000 Column

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We are wrong, wrong, wrong. So is golf.
"...Waering is endorsed by the Houston Chronicle, and most polls show him and Culberson heading for a runoff. Where..."

March 10, 2000 Column

Drug Warriors
Hays County drug war is costing lives and money.
"...of 20,000 registered voters, about 2,100 came to the polls: Roughly 700 voted for the initiative, and 1,400 against...."

Nov. 5, 1999 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Soul Searching
Asleep at the Switch
"...out of hand. As for Mattox's lead in the polls: "All it tells me," he said, "is that name..."

Oct. 30, 1998 News Feature by Jenny Staff

Endorsements
City Propositions
"...the debate away from his big deficit in the polls. That's a pity. This state deserves better...."

Oct. 30, 1998 News Feature by the Editorial Staff

Austin Tomorrow
Building on the Past
"...16 eligible Austinites (11% of registered voters) to the polls. That number was itself inflated by the aggravated and..."

Oct. 23, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Endorsements
City Propositions
"...the debate away from his big deficit in the polls. That's a pity. This state deserves better...."

Oct. 23, 1998 News Feature by the Editorial Staff

Page Two
"...to slam Mayor Watson and the council at the polls. Pissed about annexation? Find this long-term planning talk so..."

May 1, 1998 Column by Louis Black

The Laws of the Land
Hatfield and McCoy Drama Unfolds Over Aquifer
"...small pocket of troublemakers won't win out at the polls. "I think most folks understand the absolute necessity for..."

April 24, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Primary Colors
Shades of the Travis County Elections
"...of registered voters bothered to show up at the polls? Whose fault is it? Was it the media for..."

March 13, 1998 News Feature

Mattox is Back
Former AG Rises From the Ashes
"...radio stations that morning: Mattox was ahead in the polls. "Didja see the Statesman?" asked one supporter who had..."

March 6, 1998 News Feature by Audrey Duff

Page Two
"...Read over the last decade-and-a-half of polls. They really represent the flow of Austin music history..."

Jan. 23, 1998 Column by Louis Black

Page Two
"...who worked on making both the critics and readers polls happen...."

Nov. 7, 1997 Column by Louis Black

Page Two
"...option to vote, stay home. By going to the polls, the voters are victimizing the non-voters. These voters should..."

June 13, 1997 Column by Louis Black

Runoff Roundup
"...at Jalisco's. photograph by Jana Birchum Even before the polls closed last Saturday, Manuel Zuniga knew he had lost...."

June 6, 1997 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

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