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I manage a campaign that targets Texas as a state.  I would like to seperate out some cities like Austin, Houston, Dallas, and some others.  If I create new campaigns for them that have some of the same keywords as the main Texas campaign which bid will Google use.  Will it be random or will city trump state every time.

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Hi TX,


Actually you are not allowed to do that. Technically it's possible to apply the settings you have on mind but you'll be frowned on by the system or even suspended. You should avoid overlapping of the geotargets if the keywords are the same. 


What you can do is to exclude Austin, Houston, Dallas etc from the main campaign targeting Texas State. When done with it you can target these cities by individaul campaigns. Under such an arrangement the question you posted will not emerge. 


To exclude a city from your geo-target, enter the city name in the advanced search box where the map is, click Search and finally hit Exclude in the pop-up block.