Who’s Running In The Democratic Primary For Governor (And Isn’t Named Valdez or White)?

Meet the seven “other” Democrats running for governor.

By Rachel Osier LindleyMarch 5, 2018 9:30 am, , ,

From KERA and public radio stations around the state:

On Tuesday, Texas Republicans and Democrats will choose the candidates they want on the ballot in November. The primary election includes several races for statewide office, including commissioner of agriculture, land commissioner — and governor.

On the Republican side, incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott is easily expected to best his two challengers, Barbara Krueger and SECEDE Kilgore. But on the Democratic side, the race is far more intense. Nine people are fighting to be the Democratic gubernatorial nominee.

You’ve probably already heard about the two presumed top candidates: former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez and Houston businessman Andrew White.

Read on for an introduction to the other Democrats in the running.

Here’s Part 2 of our story.