Harris County emerges as major player in primaries | Chron.com – Houston Chronicle

Well looky here…Texas could have something to say about who is running for President. Not something I would have expected before Tuesday. What a turn around for the state that first elected George W Bush to elected office..

Harris County emerges as major player in primaries | Chron.com – Houston Chronicle

Thrown into fire-alarm mode, presidential campaigns worked to gather voting strength in the Houston area Wednesday as Texas gained the sudden and unexpected status as gateway to the nominations for both major parties.Obama bumper stickers, Romney yard signs, Clinton buttons and the like were almost nowhere to be found locally, because the national campaign organizations had spent all their resources on getting through Tuesday’s primaries in other states, spokesmen said.

But as the campaigns rejiggered their Web sites to help Texas residents meet fellow supporters in their communities, political activists and observers predicted that the remaining presidential candidates will make speeches and meet voters in Houston before the March 4 primary.

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