Analyze the role of interest groups, political parties, and campaign finance in the most recent Texas gubernatorial election by examining the campaign of one of the two major party candidates. What patterns emerge in association with the financing of the campaign or with capturing interest groups’ support? Examine interest group contributions and patronage issues at Texans for Public Justice (https://www.tpj.org/), election laws at https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/wde01, and news stories on the election. Write a 1,250-word analysis.
Helpful info: this requires that you analyze the recent gubernatorial election. Pick a candidate and track the interest groups who supported the candidate, what their platform is, and the connection between funding, party, and interest groups in winning a Texas election. Use this (https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/wde01)