Democrats in Texas aren’t gonna be happy with this….
Republican Governor Abbott will be….
Listed possible’s are Julian Castro and Wendy Davis… again?
Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D) said Friday he will not run for governor in 2022 after previously saying he was mulling a challenge to Gov. Greg Abbott (R).
“I’ve got no plans to run, and I’m very focused on the things that I’m lucky enough to do right now — organizing, registering voters and teaching,” O’Rourke told The Dallas Morning News in an interview for an upcoming episode of its “Lone Star Politics” podcast. “I’m just going to keep doing what I’m doing now.”
The statement comes after O’Rourke, who gained national fame when he nearly bested Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in the 2018 midterms, said in January he was considering another shot at statewide office…
Defeating Abbott will be no easy feat given the two-term incumbent’s high name recognition and well-oiled fundraising machine. Abbott in 2018 coasted to reelection over Democrat Lupe Valdez by more than 13 points…