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1

Why are the governors in Texas elected in off years?

To prevent coat tail effect: so that it doesn't coincide with the president's election and so it won't influence the vote for the governor (something like that...)

2

Who is responsible for redistricting in Texas?

TX legislature

3

How does TX exec differ from US exec?

Have plural exec
Lieutenant governor is more powerful
Elected directly
Governor has no term limits

4

What is the conference committee's purpose?

Whenever the senate has a bill, and the house has a different version of it, the conference joins the two versions together

5

Tx judiciary v. U.S judiciary

Bifurcated
Elected
(Look it up more?)

6

Through what clause did the court control race discrimination?

Commerce clause

7

Where in the amendments is the due process of clause contained?

4, 5, 6, & 8 (she said this was bullcrap but oh well)

8

Just remember..

Civil rights were incorporated with 14th amendment