Democrat Matthew Dowd drops out of lieutenant governor raceDecember 8, 2021 GMT
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — A former political advisor to Republican President George W. Bush withdrew Tuesday from the race for next year’s Democratic nomination for Texas lieutenant governor.
In a statement Tuesday, Matthew Dowd said he was ending his candidacy because he saw a growing diversity in candidates for the office, and he didn’t want to stand in the way of new diverse leadership.
Collier makes 2nd try for Texas lieutenant governor officialOctober 4, 2021 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Mike Collier on Monday formally launched a second try for Texas lieutenant governor in a race that also now includes former Bush campaign strategist Matthew Dowd.
Ex-Bush strategist Matthew Dowd running as Democrat in TexasSeptember 29, 2021 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Matthew Dowd, a former political advisor to Republican President George W. Bush, announced Wednesday that he will run as a Democrat for Texas lieutenant governor.
The onetime chief strategist to Bush's 2004 reelection campaign enters the race as a heavy underdog challenger to Republican Lt.