Statements from the Texas: 2014 Lieutenant Governor's race

"David Dewhurst currently owes more than $1 million to vendors for services provided to his 2012 U.S. Senate campaign."

Dan Patrick "changed his name from Danny Goeb to hide from" his "debts."

Dan Patrick "called for increasing the gas tax and the state sales tax."

Says Dan Patrick "supported giving a $5,000 taxpayer-funded voucher to every family to buy a car."  

On repealing the 17th Amendment

On repealing the 17th Amendment

"Savings that I achieved" helped fund cameras on the border. "As a result, more than 21,500 arrests have been made and 46 tons of narcotics confiscated."

David Dewhurst is "the first lieutenant governor in history to have a personal security detail."

In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care.

"I have cut taxes 63 times, including a 2006 property tax reduction that ranks as the largest in state history."

"Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law.

The White House had a live video feed of the Benghazi attacks as they occurred.

I am "the only candidate for lieutenant governor to oppose in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."

Says David Dewhurst "went out for drinks" during Senate debate on abortion bill.

"Soy ... el único official estatal quién es un hombre de negocios."

"I am every year the No.1 pick of all of the law enforcement agencies within Texas."

Says the 2014-15 state budget "cut border security and funding to fight criminal gangs."

Says unsuccessful Texas abortion legislation "was supported by a majority of" Texans.  

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