Vol 32, Issue 4 Print Issue

Texas Farm Bureau Endorses Slate of Candidates

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the state Senate during the abortion debate on July 13, 2013.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the state Senate during the abortion debate on July 13, 2013.

The Texas Farm Bureau, one of the most powerful agricultural lobbying organizations in the state, has endorsed a slate of candidates for statewide office, including Uvalde Mayor J Allen Carnes for Agriculture Commissioner. 

Coming from a larger insurer in the state that boasts over 400,000 members, the endorsements are sure to be coveted. They also include:  

  • David Dewhurst, Lieutenant Governor
  • Dan Branch, Attorney General
  • Glenn Hegar, Texas Comptroller
  • Malachi Boyuls, Texas Railroad Commissioner