DALLAS (CBS11) – Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez could be considering a run for Texas Governor.
The Texas Tribune said Valdez told them she’s exploring a run in 2018 as a Democrat and challenge Republican Governor Greg Abbott.READ MORE: Man, Pregnant Woman & Baby Killed In Crash Along Highway 360; Police Investigating
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Her staff would not confirm or deny a possible run for the Governor’s office saying, “People have been talking and Sheriff Valdez is listening as she always does. She is currently focused on her job as Sheriff.”