Press release concerning poll results and Bill Clements
Press release concerning poll results and Bill Clements reported lead in those polls.
Clements for Governor Campaign Committee
Clements, William P., 1917-2011
Public opinion polls
"Gubernatorial Campaign, 1977-1978"
Texas A&M University
Cushing Memorial Library and Archives
"William P. Clements Campaign Records, 1977-1989"
Cushing Memorial Library & Archives
Clements Texas Papers
FOR IMMEDIATE CLEMENTS FOR GOVERNwr 2111 N. Akard, Dallas, Texas 75201. Tel. 214-745-1978 RELEASE Houston, April 3 -- Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Clements today released a statewide poll showing him with a better than two to one lead over his principal opponent among Republican voters. The poll revealed that if the primary election had been held last week, 48 per cent would have voted for Clements, 22 per cent for his chief opponent and 31 per cent were undecided. LeFl.n Of the undecided group, 13 per cent 1 7171(77: 3 per cent toward opponent Ray Hutchison. "This is proof that our campaign is gaining fast and building up for the general election in NovembEr," Clements told members of the Memorial West Republican Women's Club. He said the poll was taken by Lance Tarrance and Associates of Houston and results were made known to him this morning. Clements and his No. 1 opponent appeared jointly before the women's group. Clements was to speak at night at the Jon Lindsey Jamboree Dance Town USA. Tomorrow he will speak in Sugarland and Pasadena alia t.12tLes in Houston. -30- For additional information please write or call Sam Kinch (512) 451-6471 4111 Medical Parkway, #202 Austin, Texas 78756 Pd. Pol. Adv. by Clements for Governor Campaign Comm Tom B. Rhodes. Treas.