Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and President Trump Endorsements Move the Needle in the Texas Primary

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and President Trump Endorsements Move the Needle in the Texas Primary

HOUSTON TX – Texas Lieutenant Governor and conservative Republican candidate for re-election, Dan Patrick, released the following statement:

“Texas GOP primary voters have spoken loud and clear. First and foremost, President Trump obliterated Nikki Haley in Texas and will be the Republican nominee for President. I am proud to be President Trump’s campaign chair in Texas for the third time.

“President Trump and I made 18 endorsements together in Texas GOP legislative primaries. We achieved 11 victories in those races, 4 runoffs, and 3 losses. The President and I look forward to helping our endorsed candidates, who are all in first place in their runoffs, cross the finish line.

“President Trump was undefeated in his congressional endorsements including Brandon Gill in the open seat for CD26, and undefeated in the races for the Court of Criminal Appeals.

“President Trump’s endorsement record in Texas was an amazing 39 victories, 4 runoffs, and 3 defeats.

“Here are our results from my additional endorsements:

HD5 – Cole Hefner – Victory
HD8 – Cody Harris – Victory
HD12 – Ben Bius – Runoff
HD14 – Paul Dyson – Victory
HD17 – Stan Gerdes – Victory
HD24 – Greg Bonnen – Victory
HD26 – Jacey Jetton – Defeat
HD30 – AJ Louderback – Runoff
HD56 – Pat Curry – Victory
HD63 – Ben Bumgarner – Victory
HD97 – Cheryl Bean – Runoff
HD98 – Giovanni Capriglione – Victory
HD112 – Angie Chen Button – Victory

“My total endorsement record was 20 victories, 7 runoffs, 4 losses. I salute every one of these candidates. They are the ones that stepped into the arena and did the hard work over many months.”

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