Texas AG Ken Paxton To Face George P. Bush In Runoff

The Houston Chronicle reports:

Embattled Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton fell short of the 50 percent threshold needed to win the Republican nomination outright in Tuesday’s primary and will face off against Land Commissioner George P. Bush in a May runoff, according to unofficial voting results.

Paxton was out ahead with about 43 percent of the vote, and while it was close for much of the night, Bush forged ahead of former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman for second place. East Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert trailed well behind.

Bush is the grandson of former President George H.W. Bush and the nephew of former President George Bush. He is the only remaining Bush to hold public office.

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