Gov. Rick Perry and Comptroller Susan Combs threw out a slew of endorsements this primary season. Perry also hit the campaign trail with more GOP candidates than he could count on both hands. Some politicos say success or failure with endorsements is a testament to how well a politician can read the political atmosphere across the state and the level of support the politician could gather for a potential run for re-election. So, how well did the governor and comptroller do?
The table below shows which candidates Perry backed and the outcome of their primary races:
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