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==Money in the race==
 
==Money in the race==
 
For the reporting period ending June 30, 2013, [[Texas Agriculture Commissioner| Agriculture Commissioner]] [[Todd Staples]] had $3 million in his campaign fund - the most of the four Republican candidates. Sen. [[ Dan Patrick]] had $2.1 million, and Lt. Gov. [[David Dewhurst]] had $1.73 million.<ref> [http://www.statesman.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/staples-tops-money-race-for-lieutenant-governor/nYrXH/ ''The Statesman,'' "Staples tops money race for lieutenant governor," July 15, 2013] </ref> Land Commissioner [[Jerry Patterson]] had $1.3 million cash-on-hand, raising $417,000 in the last two weeks of June.<ref>[http://www.wfaa.com/news/texas-news/Patterson-raises-417K-in-lieutenant-governor-race--215555451.html ''WFAA,'' "Campaign finance reports show cash on hand for Davis, Patterson," July 15, 2013]</ref>
 
For the reporting period ending June 30, 2013, [[Texas Agriculture Commissioner| Agriculture Commissioner]] [[Todd Staples]] had $3 million in his campaign fund - the most of the four Republican candidates. Sen. [[ Dan Patrick]] had $2.1 million, and Lt. Gov. [[David Dewhurst]] had $1.73 million.<ref> [http://www.statesman.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/staples-tops-money-race-for-lieutenant-governor/nYrXH/ ''The Statesman,'' "Staples tops money race for lieutenant governor," July 15, 2013] </ref> Land Commissioner [[Jerry Patterson]] had $1.3 million cash-on-hand, raising $417,000 in the last two weeks of June.<ref>[http://www.wfaa.com/news/texas-news/Patterson-raises-417K-in-lieutenant-governor-race--215555451.html ''WFAA,'' "Campaign finance reports show cash on hand for Davis, Patterson," July 15, 2013]</ref>
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==Polls==
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===Primary===
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{{Poll
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|Title= Lt. Governor of Texas - Republican Primary
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|Poll1=[http://www.texastribune.org/2013/11/04/uttt-poll-governor-race-abbott-leads-davis-6/ University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll]<br> October 18-27, 2013
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|Response1=David Dewhurst
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|Response2= Dan Patrick
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|Response3= Jerry Patterson
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|Response4= Todd Staples
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|Response5=Don't Know
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|Numberpolled1=1200
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|Margin of error1 =5.02
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|Response1Poll1% =26
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|Response2Poll1% =13
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|Response3Poll1% =10
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|Response4Poll1% = 5
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|Response5Poll1% = 46
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|}}
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 14:07, 4 November 2013


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Texas Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election

Primary Date
March 4, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
David Dewhurst Republican Party
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Texas State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
GovernorLt. GovernorAttorney General
Down Ballot
Comptroller, Land Commissioner, Commissioner of Agriculture, Railroad Commissioner

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The Texas lieutenant gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent David Dewhurst (R) was first elected in 2002 and will seek a fourth term as lieutenant governor in the 2014 election.[1]

Texas is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters do not have to register with a party. At the primary, they may choose which party primary ballot to vote on, but in order to vote they must sign a pledge declaring they will not vote in another party's primary or convention that year.[2][3]

Candidates

Note: The following list of candidates is not official and will continue to be updated until the 2014 candidate filing deadline. Candidates will be added as we come across them prior to the deadline. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

Lost primary

Withdrew

Declined


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Money in the race

For the reporting period ending June 30, 2013, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples had $3 million in his campaign fund - the most of the four Republican candidates. Sen. Dan Patrick had $2.1 million, and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst had $1.73 million.[14] Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson had $1.3 million cash-on-hand, raising $417,000 in the last two weeks of June.[15]

Polls

Primary

Lt. Governor of Texas - Republican Primary
Poll David Dewhurst Dan PatrickJerry PattersonTodd StaplesDon't KnowMargin of ErrorSample Size
University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll
October 18-27, 2013
26%13%10%5%46%+/-5.021,200
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org.

See also

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