The 2008 Voting Charts: The Harris County DA Race

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For the first time in a long time, Harris County voters actually have a choice in this year's District Attorney race, in terms of candidates who have a shot at winning.

Unfortunately, it's not the most awe-inspiring choice of all time.

Democrat C.O. Bradford used to be Houston police chief, where he's remembered mostly for a series of mishaps with evidence and the crime lab. Republican Pat Lykos used to be a criminal judge (and HPD officer, she'll be quick to remind you), where she's mostly remembered for having an autocratic style that left many lawyers fuming.

So what's not to like?

The race, in chart form, after the jump:

-- Richard Connelly

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