Why They Run: Lisa Fritsch for Texas Governor

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  • Leadership Strategy
  • Fritsch vs. Frontrunner Abbott
  • What the Polls Are Saying
  • Fritsch vs. Davis
  • On Voting Rights
  • On Gun Control
  • On Affirmative Action in Higher Education
  • On Affordable Health Care
  • Meet Lisa Fritsch
  • Why She's a Republican
  • A Political Awakening
  • The Voice of Inclusion
  • Why First Bid Is for Governor
  • The Wendy Factor

What the Polls Are Saying

Fritsch feels confident that Abbott's frontrunner status could easily slide. She says that local polls show that Abbott's name recognition isn't that great and that he would likely be in a run-off for the nomination. "And they show this party needs a candidate like me because he's vulnerable to Wendy Davis," Fritsch says.

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