Friday, October 31st, 2014

Glenn Hegar's file

Hegar

Republican from Texas

Glenn Hegar, a former Texas House member initially elected to the Senate in 2007, is the 2014 Republican nominee for state comptroller. Hegar describes himself as a sixth-generation Texan who farms land that's been in his family since the 1800s. He is the former chair of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

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