Cancer Research, School Vouchers on '07 Ballots

  • October 01, 2007
  • By Pamela M. Prah

Famed cyclist and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong is using his star power to encourage fellow Texans to support a ballot measure this November that would secure $3 billion for cancer research in the Lone Star state.

The proposal is one of 38 ballot questions that voters in seven states will take up during this fall's quiet election season -- about the same number of measures expected in a year without a presidential race and only three gubernatorial contests. But several will be closely watched and could sway strategies for the 2008 contests.

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