Bush Dynasty Rejected by Republicans in Nearly All 254 Texas Counties


Attorney General primary candidate George P. Bush, the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) and the nephew of former President George W. Bush (R), was rejected by Republican voters in all but five of Texas’s 254 counties.

On Tuesday, 68 percent of Republicans voted to re-elect Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has been a fierce opponent of illegal immigration and the monopolistic business practices of giant tech corporations.

Bush received 32 percent of votes cast, losing to Paxton in all but five of Texas’s 254 counties.

The only counties Bush won were Loving County, where fewer than 10 residents voted; Sterling County, where about 50 residents voted; Kenedy County, where about 6 residents voted; Starr County, where about 200 residents voted; and Travis County — home to the left-wing city of Austin.

Weeks ago, the Texas Tribune reported that Bush’s last name — associated with the legacy of his father and former President George W. Bush — had actually been an obstacle in his campaign for attorney general, as Republican voters have been soured on ... (Read more)

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