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Texas 2022 Elections

Gov. Greg Abbott’s two most vocal GOP challengers have long sought to push their party to the right

Former state Sen. Don Huffines and ex-Republican Party of Texas Chair Allen West have each made careers out of championing conservative values.

by Morgan O'Hanlon
Republican candidates for Texas Governor Don Huffines, left, and Allen West, before a forum in College Station on Jan. 19, 2022.

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