What percentage of Texans voted for Abbott?

2018 Texas gubernatorial election

What percentage of Texans voted for Abbott?

2018 Texas gubernatorial election

Nominee Greg Abbott Lupe Valdez
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 4,656,196 3,546,615
Percentage 55.8% 42.5%

Is Greg Abbott in a wheelchair?

In July 2013, Abbott declared his candidacy in the 2014 Texas gubernatorial election. He won the Republican primary and subsequently won the general election by 19 points. He is the first governor of Texas and third governor of a U.S. state to use a wheelchair.

What happened Gov Abbott?

A limb snapped off a large oak tree as he was passing under it, crushing his spine and damaging his kidneys. Abbott sued the homeowner and tree care company and won a settlement, which shows tax-free annuities in graduated payments.

How often are governors elected in Texas?

The governor of Texas is the chief executive of the state and is elected by the citizens every four years. The governor must be at least 30 years old and a resident of Texas for the five years immediately before the election.

Who is Greg Abbott’s daughter?

Audrey AbbottGreg Abbott / Daughter

How did governor Abbott end up in a wheelchair?

Abbott has been in a wheelchair since he was 26 when a freak accident paralyzed him from the waist down. Back in July 1984, Abbott was jogging after a storm and an oak tree fell on him, causing him to need two steel rods implanted into his spine and undergo extensive rehab at the TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston, TX.

Is Gov Abbott married?

Cecilia Phalen Abbott (born November 13, 1959) is the First Lady of Texas. She is married to Greg Abbott, and is the first Hispanic First Lady of Texas.

Has Texas ever had a female governor?

In 1924, Ma Ferguson became the first elected female chief executive of Texas. She was the second female state governor in the United States, and the first to be elected in a general election.