Skip to main content
Texas 2022 Elections

A Rick Perry — no, not that Rick Perry — files to run for Texas governor

A Springtown man with the same name as the former governor filed Monday to run for the state's top post against Gov. Greg Abbott, raising the prospect of dirty political tricks.

A view of the U.S. and Texas flags flown on the south side of the Texas Capitol from the Capitol Dome in Austin on Aug. 12, 2021.

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Support independent Texas news

Become a member. Join today.

Donate now

Explore related story topics

State government 2022 elections Donald Huffines Governor's Office Greg Abbott Rick Perry