The Campaign in Texas
from June 1 through Nov. 4, 2008  See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations.

September 12, 2008 Joe Biden
Finance event at the home of Henry Muñoz III in San Antonio, TX. ($)

July 31, 2008
Barack Obama
(a) Fundraiser at the home of trial lawyer Richard Mithoff and his wife Ginni
in the River Oaks community in Houston, TX. ($)
(b) Fundraiser at the home of eCorp CEO John Thrash and his wife Becca Cason Thrash in Houston, TX. ($)

October 3, 2008 Sarah Palin
(a) F
undraising luncheon at The Fairmont in Dallas, TX. ($)
(b) Fundraising reception at The Marriott Rivercenter on The Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. ($)

June 16-17, 2008
John McCain
June 16
(a) Finance reception and dinner at the Belo Mansion in Dallas, TX.
(b) "Texas Aviators" young professionals finance event at Sammy's BBQ in Dallas, TX. ($)
June 17
(a) F
inance luncheon at the San Antonio Country Club in San Antonio, TX. ($)
(b) Speech on "Securing our Energy Future" at the Hilton-Americas Houston, in Houston, TX.
Finance dinner at the home of investor Fayez Sarofim in Houston, TX. ($)
June 16-Finance luncheon at the home of Clayton Williams in Midland, TX. canceled/postponed June 13 due to controversy over Williams' past remarks.

Ralph Nader
July 27, 2008
Ralph Nader
with Vice Presidential Candidate Matt Gonzalez host a news conference (7:00 p.m.) and campaign rally (7:30 p.m.) at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 600 East 50th St. in Austin, TX.

Bob Barr

September 18, 2008
Press conference at the Texas Supreme Court in Austin, TX.

July 19-24, 2008  stops including...
July 19
Makes a surprise visit to the Netroots Nation blogger conference in Austin, TX.
Speaks at Americans for Prosperity's "Defending the American Dream - Texas Summit" at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, TX.
July 20
Fundraiser at the Hilton University of Houston in Houston, TX. ($)
July 23
"Burgers with Bob" meet and greet/fundraiser at the home of John Shuey, Jr. in Carrollton, TX.  (Denton County) ($)
    note: Barr was scheduled to speak at the Freedom21 Conference on July 24, but was disinvited because of his position on global warming.

June 14, 2008
Speaks at the Texas Libertarian Convention
at the Radisson Hotel Fossil Creek in Fort Worth, TX.

Chuck Baldwin
July 26, 2008
Speaks at the 9th Annual Freedom21 National Conference at the Crowne Plaza Dallas, near the Galleria in Dallas, TX.

Cynthia McKinney
October 30-31, 2008
Oct. 30
Press conference (Hurricane Ike) in Galveston, TX.  ed. - on schedule, not confirmed
Protests execution of Greg Wright at the Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville, TX.
Speaks at the S.H.A.P.E. Center, 3815 Live Oak, in Houston, TX.
Oct. 31
Speaks at a candidate forum at MAS Youth Center, 740 F Ave., Plano, TX. 
ed. - on schedule, not confirmed

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