Texas Governor

Wendy Davis' Fundraising Results...In Animated GIF Form

Wendy Davis' Fundraising Results...In Animated GIF Form
The stats from Wendy's report are impressive: 85 percent of her 84,704 individual donations were under $50, as over 71,843 people supported her campaign. She has donors from all 254 counties in Texas, and in-state money makes up 70 percent of her haul. Burnt Orange Report reacts to this news...in GIF form.
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2014 Elections Kick Off in TX: Davis and Abbott to Face Primary Challengers for Gov

2014 Elections Kick Off in TX: Davis and Abbott to Face Primary Challengers for Gov
Over the weekend, filing in Texas for the 2014 general election officially began. Between the two major parties, 82 candidates filed paperwork to officially become candidates. Leading each of their parties, Sen. Wendy Davis (D) and Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) were both at their respective state party offices on the first day, making their expected 2014 face-off for Texas governor official.
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Wendy Davis Gains Ground in TX Gov Race, Trails Greg Abbott by Only 5 Points

Wendy Davis Gains Ground in TX Gov Race, Trails Greg Abbott by Only 5 Points
A new University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll out Monday shows Greg Abbott at 40 percent to Wendy Davis' 35 percent. A full 20 percent of voters are still undecided. An early October poll from Texas Lyceum showed Davis trailing by eight — 29-21 — with 50 percent of voters saying they had not yet decided.
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Abbot Political Adviser Tweets Wendy Davis 'Too Stupid' For TX Governorship

Abbot Political Adviser Tweets Wendy Davis 'Too Stupid' For TX Governorship
Just weeks after Greg Abbott tweeted his personal thanks to a supporter who called Wendy Davis a "retard," Abbott's top political adviser has tweeted an article calling Wendy Davis "too stupid to be governor". Dave Carney (Twitter handle, @granitewinger), the previous top adviser to all of Rick Perry's campaigns, tweeted about the article Wednesday morning.
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