Dan Patrick announces run for lieutenant governor

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by KVUE.com

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Posted on June 27, 2013 at 1:12 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 27 at 7:38 PM

AUSTIN -- Senator Dan Patrick announced his campaign for Texas' lieutenant governor. 

See his announcement below:

“Recent events in the Texas Senate have confirmed the feeling that I have had for a while now,” said Sen. Patrick. “We need new leadership in the Lieutenant Governor’s office that is unapologetically conservative and will get results.”

Sen. Patrick continued: “The office of Lieutenant Governor is supposedly the most powerful in the state and a Republican has held it for over a decade, yet so little has been done to address border security, debt, and property tax relief. It’s time for new conservative leadership. I have the proven track record, passion and energy to get the job done.”

Patrick has served the Texas Senate for seven years.

According to a press release about his candidacy, Patrick is a small businessman who hosts a daily afternoon talk show on KSEV AM 700 in Houston and has raised over $16 million for children with disabilities through his radio station over the years. Dan has also written a best selling book, produced an award-winning movie, and plays piano and guitar in his spare time.

Click here for more information about Sen. Patrick.

 

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