Texas gubernatorial election, 2014

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Texas gubernatorial election, 2014
Texas
2010 ←
November 4, 2014
→ 2018

 
PartyRepublicanDemocratic

Incumbent Governor

Rick Perry
Republican

 
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Texas gubernatorial election, 2014
Texas
2010 ←
November 4, 2014
→ 2018

 
PartyRepublicanDemocratic

Incumbent Governor

Rick Perry
Republican

The 2014 Texas gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014, to elect the Governor of Texas. Incumbent Republican Governor Rick Perry, who has served in the office since December 21, 2000, when George W. Bush resigned ahead of being sworn-in as President of the United States, has announced that he will not run for a fourth full term as Governor. This will be the first open election for Governor since 1990, when Ann Richards was elected.

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Withdrawn

Declined

Endorsements

Polling

Poll sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Greg
Abbott
Lisa
Fritsch
Larry
Kilgore
Miriam
Martinez
Tom
Pauken
OtherUndecided
UoT/Texas TribuneOctober 18–27, 2013519± 5.02%50%3%1%2%2%42%
Texas LyceumSeptember 6–20, 2013279± 5.87%22%2%1%0%74%

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Declined

Endorsements

Libertarian primary

Candidates

Declared

Endorsements

Independents

Candidates

Declined

General election

Polling

Poll sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Greg
Abbott (R)
Wendy
Davis (D)
Debra
Medina (I)
Kathie
Glass (L)
Undecided
Public Policy PollingNovember 1–4, 2013500± 4.4%50%35%15%
47%37%9%8%
UoT/Texas TribuneOctober 18–27, 20131,200± 3.3%40%34%25%
40%35%5%20%
Texas LyceumSeptember 6–20, 2013798± 3.47%29%21%50%
Public Policy PollingJune 28–July 1, 2013500± 4.4%48%40%12%
Public Policy PollingJanuary 24–27, 2013400± 4.9%46%34%20%

See also

References

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External links

Official campaign websites