Sen. Dan Patrick announces campaign for Lt. Governor


Patrick announced today he will be campaigning for the office after seven years in the Senate.

"Recent events in the Texas Senate have confirmed the feeling that I have had for a while now," said Senator Patrick in a press release.

Patrick joins a 2014 primary that already includes current Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples.

Dewhurst has been Texas' lieutenant governor since 2003.

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