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Texas Lt. Governor candidates hold first debate

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Candidates for Texas Lt. Governor square off Candidates for Texas Lt. Governor square off
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The four candidates seeking the republican  nomination to run for lieutenant governor squared off tonight. 

David Dewhurst currently holds the office--and he's facing one of the toughest re-election bids of his career.  Houston Senator Dan Patrick, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples are hoping to keep Dewhurst from a fourth term in  office.
Border security and the economy were among the big issues discussed tonight during the first face to face meeting between the candidates tonight in Dallas.

Texas voters hoping to vote in vote in the upcoming primary  have until Monday, February 3 to register to vote. 

Early voting in the primary begins February  18 and ends February. 28.

The primary is March 4. If necessary, a runoff will be held May 27.

 

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