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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he’ll run for reelection in 2026, reversing previous plan to retire

Patrick made the comments at a daylong conference in Austin hosted by The Texan, a political news site started by former GOP state Sen. Konni Burton.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick delivers his inaugural address after taking the oath of office at the state Capitol in Austin on Jan. 17, 2023.

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Politics Public education State government Dade Phelan Dan Patrick Konni Burton