Texas Land Commissioner
The grandson of one former president and nephew of another filed Tuesday with the Texas Republican Party. Former El Paso Democratic Mayor John Cook is running against Bush in next November’s election.
George P. Bush has tapped former Texas Republican Party Political Director Travis Griffin to manage his campaign for land commissioner.
George P. Bush is raising money for his Texas land commissioner campaign at a clip befitting his famous political pedigree, saying Monday that he collected $2 million during the first six months of the year for a race that looks to be a slam dunk.
Texas Land Commissioner candidate George P. Bush has become a father. Bush and his wife welcomed their first child on Monday. The boy has been named Prescott Walker Bush.
George P. Bush is expected to make his first public speech as a political candidate in Texas.
George P. Bush is officially running for Texas land commissioner — ending months of speculation about which statewide office the grandson of one former president and nephew of another planned to seek.
George P. Bush is gearing up to run for a little-known but powerful office in a state where his family already is a political dynasty and where his Hispanic roots could help extend a stranglehold on power Republicans have enjoyed for two decades.
George P. Bush’s father has issued a fundraising letter asking donors to open their pocketbooks because his son “is considering” running for Texas Land Commissioner.
Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson is running for lieutenant governor. The Republican former state senator says he’ll seek the spot in 2014.