After a flurry of campaign commercials and (mostly negative) mail pieces, the primary run-off has come and gone. With the Election Day occurring on the Tuesday following the Memorial Day holiday (May 27), turnout was predictably low. Thunderstorms occurring across the state likely lowered turnout further.
This election cycle pit Republican vs. Republican in a number of contested primary run-offs for statewide office.
Current Attorney General Greg Abbott is definitely the Republican candidate for Governor in November. He will face Democrat Wendy Davis, a current State Senator made famous by her filibusters. That was decided in the primary election.
Read the rest of this post at the Texas Lobby Group website.