Texas Lawmakers Declare Debate Victory for Governor Abbott

AUSTIN – Following tonight’s debate, several members of the Texas Legislature declared victory for Governor Abbott.

“Texans want a governor who has a vision for a stronger Texas. A vision that includes reining in property taxes, growing the economy, and improving our education system. Governor Abbott was the only candidate on stage tonight who offered up real solutions for a better Texas. Texans can count on Governor Abbott to never stop fighting for them.” – State Senator Dawn Buckingham, Texas GOP Victory Chairwoman

“Over the past four years, Governor Abbott has led Texas through challenging times and he has helped elevate our state to incredible heights. In sharp contrast to his opponent, Governor Abbott demonstrated a strong command of the issues that we’ve come to expect from him. Tonight, he once again showed that he is committed to working with the people of Texas to build a brighter future.” – State Representative Cindy Burkett, Texas House Republican Caucus Chair

“Since taking office, Governor Abbott has worked side by side with the legislature to deliver results, whether it’s securing the border, bringing more jobs to Texas, or supporting our veterans. Tonight, he made it clear that he’s just getting started. Governor Abbott is the right choice to build on our success from the past four years and keep Texas on a path to prosperity.” – State Representative J.M. Lozano

“Governor Abbott reminded voters why they elected him four years ago. He doesn’t just make promises, he follows through on them. Thanks to his leadership, our economy is booming and Texas continues to lead the nation in job creation. Tonight, Greg Abbott showed that he is the only candidate for governor with a vision to keep Texas a place of limitless opportunity.” – State Representative Trent Ashby

“Governor Abbott continues to put forward the leadership needed to keep this state a national leader in jobs and economic opportunity. Great debate tonight and I look forward to his re-election.” – State Representative Drew Darby

“Under Governor Abbott’s leadership, Texas is better today than it was four years ago. It’s evident from tonight’s debate that he is just getting started. Texas is the job creation engine of the United States and Governor Abbott showed voters a clear path forward to build upon this success. His leadership, on important public policy issues such as property tax reform, will ensure a more prosperous future for every Texan.”  – State Senator Paul Bettencourt, Texas Senate Republican Caucus Chairman

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