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Revision as of 10:29, 6 November 2013


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Texas Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election

Primary Date:
March 4, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Dan Patrick Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
David Dewhurst Republican Party
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Texas State Executive Elections
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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. Republican Party Dan Patrick - State Senator, District 7[4]Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Leticia Van de Putte - State Senator[5][6]
Libertarian Party Robert Butler[7]
Green Party Chandrakantha Courtney[8]

Lost in primary

Republican Party David Dewhurst - Incumbent[1]
Republican Party Jerry Patterson - Texas Land Commissioner[9]
Republican Party Todd Staples - Texas Agriculture Commissioner[1]

Withdrawn

Libertarian Party Brandon de Hoyos - Journalist[10][7]
Libertarian Party Ed Kless - Businessman[10][11]

Declined

Republican Party Susan Combs - Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts[12]
Democratic Party Maria Luisa Alvarado - Retired Air Force Master Sergeant, 2006 candidate for Lt. Gov.[13]

Campaign ads

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.

General

Dewhurst vs. Van de Putte

Lieutenent Governor of Texas
Poll David Dewhurst (R) Leticia Van de Putte (D)Don't Know/NAMargin of ErrorSample Size
Public Policy Polling
November 1-4, 2013
46%37%17%+/-4.4500
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

External links

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References