Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
October 30, 2014, 11:00:12 pm
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Please delete your old personal messages.

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion
| |-+  Gubernatorial/Statewide Elections (Moderator: Joe Republic)
| | |-+  will Rick Perry be re-elected in 2014?
« previous next »
Pages: [1] Print
Author Topic: will Rick Perry be re-elected in 2014?  (Read 2603 times)
© tweed
Miamiu1027
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 35708
United States


Political Matrix
E: -8.52, S: -8.00

View Profile
« on: November 12, 2011, 10:34:27 am »
Ignore

will Rick Perry be re-elected in 2014?
Logged

in a mirror, dimly lit
Christmas Bushie 2014
BushOklahoma
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 22161
Kenya


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2011, 12:53:04 pm »
Ignore

His politics seem to work well in Texas, after all, he's been there since 2001 when then Governor Bush assumed the presidency.  I doubt he will be re-elected, though as 14, possibly 18 years in the same place is too much, especially the top office in the state.  Plus, I think his failing 2012 Presidential Bid is going to come back to bite him two years from now.
Logged

My earlier comment notwithstanding, I do think that the site would be better off if Inks left his position. (The fact that the village idiot has dropped in to express his support for him only confirms this.)
Heimdal
HenryH
Sr. Member
****
Posts: 295


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2011, 02:28:37 pm »
Ignore

He will be a fool to run for re-election in 2014. I don't think Texas is trending to the left, but I will understand it if the voters pull the lever for a Democrat in 2014 if Perry doesn't step aside for someone new.
Logged
Miles
MilesC56
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 15765
United States


Political Matrix
E: -0.52, S: 4.52

View Profile
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2011, 02:36:58 pm »
Ignore

He will be a fool to run for re-election in 2014. I don't think Texas is trending to the left, but I will understand it if the voters pull the lever for a Democrat in 2014 if Perry doesn't step aside for someone new.

Texas is undoubtedly trending left.
Logged


Heimdal
HenryH
Sr. Member
****
Posts: 295


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2011, 02:43:58 pm »
Ignore

He will be a fool to run for re-election in 2014. I don't think Texas is trending to the left, but I will understand it if the voters pull the lever for a Democrat in 2014 if Perry doesn't step aside for someone new.

Texas is undoubtedly trending left.

This thread is isn't really about that. Come to think of it, I really shouldn't have brought it up at all. It is catnip for politicos.
Logged
Miles
MilesC56
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 15765
United States


Political Matrix
E: -0.52, S: 4.52

View Profile
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2011, 03:13:30 pm »
Ignore

He will be a fool to run for re-election in 2014. I don't think Texas is trending to the left, but I will understand it if the voters pull the lever for a Democrat in 2014 if Perry doesn't step aside for someone new.

Texas is undoubtedly trending left.

This thread is isn't really about that. Come to think of it, I really shouldn't have brought it up at all. It is catnip for politicos.

Well, excuse me for calling you out on that! Tongue
Logged


TXMichael
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 797
United States


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2011, 03:19:10 pm »
Ignore

Yes Texas is trending to the left

No, Perry would not be a fool to run for reelection in 2014.  The state would still probably be Republican enough to reelected a well entrenched incumbent.  Although I think he could be beaten
Logged

Proposed 2012 GOP election slogans

1.  Defeat the economy!  Defeat Obama!
2.  More government control over Women's bodies!
3.  Vote conservative, vote for failure!
4.  Vote weakness, vote Republican!
Jbrase
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 5927
United States


Political Matrix
E: 6.32, S: -5.74


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2011, 01:53:31 am »
Ignore

He will be a fool to run for re-election in 2014. I don't think Texas is trending to the left, but I will understand it if the voters pull the lever for a Democrat in 2014 if Perry doesn't step aside for someone new.

Texas is undoubtedly trending left.
Have you seen our latest legislature?
Logged
GPORTER
gporter
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 7317
United States


View Profile
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2011, 09:20:24 pm »
Ignore

Yes I think he will win again but retire in 2018. Maybe Bill White will run again and Perry will defeat him by perhaps less than 1000 votes. And for 2018, doesn't Ann Richards have a daughter that could run?
Logged

http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=195483.new#new
the birth of modern america & onward election Former Vice President Blanche Bruce defeats incumbent President Grover Cleveland in 1904. In an age of unpredictable election outcomes Bruce finds himself reelected in 1908 against an opponent whose name escapes me at the moment. Blanche Bruce served as Vice President under Frederick Douglas whom Cleveland defeated in 1900. His Vice President runs to replace Bruce in 1912.
Vosem
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 5444
United States


View Profile
« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2011, 06:40:04 am »
Ignore

I could see Perry pulling a Coakley; a totally embarrassing defeat followed immediately thereafter by an epic landslide.
Logged

Illegally selling arms to North Korea, providing most of the money to anti-Morales rebels in Bolivia, and using the remainder as hush money for his three ex-mistrisses. 
redcommander
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 3833
View Profile
« Reply #10 on: November 16, 2011, 09:07:37 pm »
Ignore

He hopefully won't run, and Republicans find someone better.
Logged
nclib
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 8832


View Profile
« Reply #11 on: November 16, 2011, 09:26:58 pm »
Ignore

And for 2018, doesn't Ann Richards have a daughter that could run?

Are you referring to Cecile Richards? If so, she's the head of Planned Parenthood and I doubt that would play well in Texas.
Logged



[George W. Bush] has shattered the myth of white supremacy once and for all. -- Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY)

"George Bush supports abstinence. Lucky Laura."
- sign seen at the March for Women's Lives, 4/25/04

Saxwsylvania
Van Der Blub
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1543


View Profile
« Reply #12 on: November 16, 2011, 10:22:29 pm »
Ignore

And for 2018, doesn't Ann Richards have a daughter that could run?

Are you referring to Cecile Richards? If so, she's the head of Planned Parenthood and I doubt that would play well in Texas.

yes but texas is trending d, i think in the future it will as liberal as ca
Logged

Scott
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 18805
United States
View Profile
« Reply #13 on: November 17, 2011, 12:36:42 am »
Ignore

Texas is trending left very slowly.  If Perry runs again in 2014, I'd expect a close election that could go either way.
Logged
redcommander
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 3833
View Profile
« Reply #14 on: November 17, 2011, 12:38:36 am »
Ignore

And for 2018, doesn't Ann Richards have a daughter that could run?

Are you referring to Cecile Richards? If so, she's the head of Planned Parenthood and I doubt that would play well in Texas.

yes but texas is trending d, i think in the future it will as liberal as ca

Definitely no. And people should stop assuming that more Hispanics automatically = liberal state.
Logged
Stranger in a strange land
strangeland
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 6331
United States


View Profile
« Reply #15 on: November 17, 2011, 01:59:59 pm »
Ignore

His embarrassing epic fail of a presidential campaign has put him in danger of losing, but Texas being Texas, he'll probably still pull it out.
Logged

FloridaRepublican
justrhyno
Sr. Member
****
Posts: 458
United States


View Profile
« Reply #16 on: November 17, 2011, 02:09:36 pm »
Ignore

I'm almost positive he won't run anyway. He will have already served over 14 years by the time his current term ends. He's gotta draw the line somewhere. But if by some small chance he does, then most likely yes, unless he really screws up in Texas. I don't think this presidential bid did him any favors, but I certainly don't think it significantly hurt him.
Logged
Scott
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 18805
United States
View Profile
« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2011, 02:55:34 pm »
Ignore

I'm almost positive he won't run anyway. He will have already served over 14 years by the time his current term ends. He's gotta draw the line somewhere. But if by some small chance he does, then most likely yes, unless he really screws up in Texas. I don't think this presidential bid did him any favors, but I certainly don't think it significantly hurt him.

I wouldn't be too sure.  Perry is a man who loves having power.
Logged
RogueBeaver
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 14732
Canada


View Profile
« Reply #18 on: November 19, 2011, 11:19:48 am »
Ignore

If he runs, he'll win. No shortage of potential replacements though.
Logged

7.35, 3.65

« Les plus nobles principes du monde ne valent que par l’action.  » - Charles de Gaulle



Is it excessive to hold a politician's feet to the fire for giving his base the run around at every turn?
GPORTER
gporter
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 7317
United States


View Profile
« Reply #19 on: November 22, 2011, 12:25:17 pm »
Ignore

I'm almost positive he won't run anyway. He will have already served over 14 years by the time his current term ends. He's gotta draw the line somewhere. But if by some small chance he does, then most likely yes, unless he really screws up in Texas. I don't think this presidential bid did him any favors, but I certainly don't think it significantly hurt him.

 Perry is a man who loves having power.

Just like Obama and the Clintons love having power too.
Logged

http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=195483.new#new
the birth of modern america & onward election Former Vice President Blanche Bruce defeats incumbent President Grover Cleveland in 1904. In an age of unpredictable election outcomes Bruce finds himself reelected in 1908 against an opponent whose name escapes me at the moment. Blanche Bruce served as Vice President under Frederick Douglas whom Cleveland defeated in 1900. His Vice President runs to replace Bruce in 1912.
Pages: [1] Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Logout

Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines