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Greg Abbott
Statewide Governor
Status

incumbent

Party

Republican

Occupation

Attorney

Address

Houston, TX

Additional Information

First elected as Texas Governor in 2015. Current term expires Jan. 2023.

Previously served as Texas Attorney General from 2002 to 2015, and served on the Texas Supreme Court from 1996 to 2001.

Endorsed in the 2022 general election by the editorial board of the Dallas Morning News. He also received their endorsement in the 2022 Republican primary election and in the 2018 election

Endorsed in the 2022 Republican primary election by the editorial board of the Houston Chronicle. The newspaper has endorsed Abbott's opponent, Beto O'Rourke, in the 2022 general election, however.

Endorsed in the 2022 Republican primary election by the editorial board of the Austin American-Statesman. The newspaper has endorsed Abbott's opponent, Beto O'Rourke, in the 2022 general election, however.

Endorsed in the 2022 Republican primary election by the editorial board of the San Antonio Express-News. He also received their endorsement in the 2018 Republican primary election.

Endorsed in the 2022 general election and in the 2022 Republican primary election by the editorial board of the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram.

Endorsed in the 2022 general election by the Texas Home School Coalition PAC, which supports using public funds for private and home-schools, giving private and home-schooled students greater access to public education services, and limiting state oversight of private and home schools. He also received the group's endorsement in the 2018 primary election.

Endorsed in the 2018 primary election by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility (Empower Texans), a group that has supported budget cuts and limiting state spending on public education, reducing educators' rights and benefits, and funding private school vouchers.Endorsed in the 2018 primary election by the editorial board of the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.


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Candidate Survey Responses


Has not responded to the 2022 ATPE Candidate Survey. Also did not respond to the 2018 ATPE Candidate Survey.

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