Richard "Kinky" Friedman
|Richard "Kinky" Friedman|
|Texas Agriculture Commissioner|
|Birthday||November 1, 1944|
|Place of birth||Chicago, Illinois|
A rancher, musician, actor and writer, Friedman became known for his irreverent and satirical country songs during the 1970s. He has written for Rolling Stone and Texas Monthly magazines, as well as penning several novels.
Friedman ran for election to the office of Texas Agriculture Commissioner. Friedman came in second for the Democratic nomination in the primary on March 4, 2014. He lost to Jim Hogan in a runoff on May 27. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.
|Texas Agriculture Commissioner Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Richard "Kinky" Friedman||37.7%||184,971|
|Hugh Asa Fitzsimons, III||23.5%||114,945|
|Election Results Via:Texas Secretary of State.|
|Texas Agriculture Commissioner Democratic Primary Runoff, 2014|
|Richard "Kinky" Friedman||46.4%||85,281|
|Election Results Via:Texas Secretary of State. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 98 precincts reporting.|
- See also: Texas gubernatorial election, 2006
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- CMT Artists, "About Kinky Friedman," accessed December 12, 2013
- KVUE, "Kinky Friedman announces bid in TX Ag race," October 14, 2013
- New York Times, "Race Profile: The Texas Governor's Race," November 20, 2013
- Office of the Secretary of State Election History, "Race Summary Report," accessed November 20, 2013
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