Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Greg Abbott's file


Republican from Texas

Greg Abbott, a former member of the Texas Supreme Court, is serving his third term as the state's attorney general. He's the 2014 Republican gubernatorial nominee.

Abbott's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Abbott's statements for that ruling.

  • True7 (%)(7)
  • Mostly True3 (%)(3)
  • Half True3 (%)(3)
  • Mostly False7 (%)(7)
  • False2 (%)(2)
  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

Greg Abbott's website

Recent statements involving Greg Abbott

Recent stories featuring Greg Abbott

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Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis on the Texas Truth-O-Meter

Election Day looms. So it's timely to recap some instances of the Texas gubernatorial candidates getting things right -- or wrong.


But you can see every fact check we've ever done of Republican Greg Abbott here.


See every check we've done of Democrat Wendy Davis here.

Greg Abbott claim about terrorist prosecution leads to Austin woman declaring husband's innocence

A fact check led to an interview with the wife of an Austin man awaiting sentencing on terrorism-related charges. In a news story, she says her husband was pressured into an overseas plan by federal operatives.

Wendy Davis wheelchair ad hammers 'Mostly True' claims

We didn’t rate the wheelchair ad.


But the Truth-O-Meter has chewed over two Wendy Davis’ claims in the spot.