Republican from Texas
David Dewhurst, the former state land commissioner, was initially elected lieutenant governor of Texas in 2002. He lost his 2012 bid for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.
Recent statements involving David Dewhurst
Says Dan Patrick "supported giving a $5,000 taxpayer-funded voucher to every family to buy a car."
Recent stories featuring David Dewhurst
In a fresh video ad, Dan Patrick touts a Pants on Fire bestowed on a David Dewhurst claim.
David Dewhurst and Dan Patrick blast away about a name change and campaign debts. The Truth-O-Meter engages.
We’ve checked more than 100 claims by the 20-plus Texans still in the running for statewide office with David Dewhurst proving--by far--the figure most familiar with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.
Texas voters choose major-party nominees on Tuesday, though May run-offs are possible if the lead candidate in each primary fails to draw more than half the vote.
Warm up for voting by reviewing claims we checked during the election run-up--including a smoky statement about the planet’s warmth.
No one balances a Texas state budget by his or her lonesome. But that doesn’t keep incumbents from suggesting as much.
Now we seek your help in identifying such budget claims by candidates in the March primaries.
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