Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez announces run for governor as Democrat
AUSTIN — Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez announced Wednesday she will run as a Democrat for governor of Texas.
The long-expected announcement that she will join a crowded field of Democrats challenging incumbent Republican Greg Abbott came as Houston entrepreneur Andrew White confirmed he will announce his own run against as a Democrat on Thursday.
"Opportunity in Texas ought to be as big as this great state, but it is out of reach for far too many, that's why I'm running for Texas governor," Valdez said in a statement. "I'm a proud Texas Democrat. I believe good government... read more
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