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Lupe Valdez

Lupe Valdez, the Democratic nominee for governor, swung away at Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in their first and only debate Friday evening, while Abbott largely ignored her and defended his first term.

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Gov. Greg Abbott has agreed to debate Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez in September, but what about other Republicans holding statewide offices?


Ryan Poppe

Historically, Texans just don’t vote in large percentages when comes to primary runoff elections, and even though there are still some key undecided primary elections, only the most politically engaged Texans are likely to cast a vote Tuesday.


The final two candidates running for the Democratic nomination for governor met Friday night in their first and only debate before the May 22 runoff election.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Early voting in Texas’ primary elections begins Feb. 20, and the Democratic candidates for governor are making their rounds across the state.


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