Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson hasn't drawn any opposition so far, and he's apparently lonely. He sent out a jokey classified ad:
CANDIDATE SEEKING CANDIDATE
DWM, DIVORCED WHITE MALE WITH KIDS, 63, REPUBLICAN LAND COMMISSIONER SEEKS DEMOCRAT OPPONENT FOR 11 MONTH RELATIONSHIP. MUST ENJOY TRAVELING AROUND TEXAS, LONG WALKS ON THE BEACH DISCUSSING COASTAL EROSION AND PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING, AND SHARING STORIES WITH VETERANS. MUST BE EMOTIONALLY PREPARED FOR DEFEAT. MILLIONAIRES NEED NOT APPLY. IF INTERESTED VISIT WWW.VOTEPATTERSON.COM.
*Divorced Republican Land Commissioner Seeks A Democrat To Argue With
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