Kinky Friedman

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Hogan Wins Agriculture Commissioner Runoff

Little-known rancher Jim Hogan has defeated singer and humorist Kinky Friedman to claim the Democratic nomination for Texas agriculture commissioner.

05/27/2014

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station on March 6, 2012 in Ohio. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Runoffs Will Decide Several Texas Races

A scramble to fill statewide offices in one of the biggest turnovers in Texas government history began with Tuesday’s primary, but several of the key contests will require runoffs.

03/05/2014

Kinky Friedman (credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

Friedman, Hogan Face Runoff For Ag Commissioner

Jim Hogan and Kinky Friedman will face each other in a Democratic runoff for Texas agriculture commissioner. The two men received the most votes, but neither got more than 50 percent in the three-way race with Hugh Fitzsimmons.

03/04/2014

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Kinky Friedman To Run For Texas Agriculture Commissioner

Humorist and erstwhile politician Kinky Friedman says he’s going to run for Texas agriculture commissioner as a Democrat.

10/15/2013

Musician, author and Texas gubernatorial hopeful Kinky Friedman rides during a parade in Houston in 2005. (credit: Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

Kinky Friedman Not Ruling Out Governor Run

Musician and humorist Kinky Friedman said that he isn’t ruling out another run for governor in 2014. He said Saturday night show in Dallas, “Everything is on the table.”

03/04/2013

Musician, author and Texas gubernatorial hopeful Kinky Friedman rides during a parade in Houston in 2005. (credit: Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

Is Kinky Gearing Up For Another Political Run?

Are you ready to get Kinky? After several failed attempts to reach the governor’s mansion a Texas singer, songwriter, humorist and aspiring politician isn’t giving up. Kinky Friedman says a lot of people are upset with the way things are being run in Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–08/08/2012

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Kinky’s Take On Election Night 2010

He’s been a musician, a writer, a businessman and famously ran for governor in 2006 with the campaign slogan “Why the Hell Not?” Politician Kinky Friedman spent his 2010 election night 2010 at the CBS11/TXA21 studios.

CBSDFW.COM–11/03/2010