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[TX History-3346] Sources pertaining to: The Texas Gubernatorial Election of 1990 by Nickolas Wieland

Sources that will be used in the video presentation. A focus was made here on Texas as a conservative state, both before and after, as well as the actual efforts leading up to the election by both candidates.

Presidential Election of 1976

Results of the presidential election of 1976, won by Jimmy Carter with 297 electoral votes. Used mostly as an example piece in the sometimes wavering of Texas conservatism.

Our Campaigns - TX Governor Race - Nov 04, 1986

Gubernatorial election of 1986. Will be used for its vote map.

1990 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Texas

1990 Gubernatorial election. Use for its map, note inverted party colors of today.

Trick Town | Dallas Observer

An alleged account of Clayton Williams attending a brothel in Southeastern Texas.

How Ann Richards Trumped Her Rival Clayton Williams | TPR

A nice Texas Public Radio article explaining a general overview of the 1990 Gubernatorial race.

A book review of "Let the People In: The Life and Times of Ann Richards" by Jan Reid.

Party Realignment and the New Deal | US House of Representatives: History, Art & Archives

An article about the slow flipping of political parties beginning in the late 1920's and '30's, especially with the New Deal. It also explains how the flip was not instantaneous and took many decades.

Members | Blue Dog Coalition

The Blue Dog Democrats are proof that the party flipping described in the "Party realignment" source never fully went away and still lingers into the modern era.

TSHA | Texas Post World War II

A comprehensive overview of Texas since WWII with a good couple paragraphs about the politics of the 1990 race and surrounding elections.