Texas Governor Election Results 2022
A decisive victory for Greg Abbott in his third term as governor of Texas
As a former state attorney general and Texas Supreme Court justice, Abbott faced O'Rourke, in his toughest challenge yet
On election night, O'Rourke took the stage to thank supporters and family at 9:20 p.m.
Taking advantage of national headwinds favoring the GOP, Abbott relentlessly campaigned on border security
The Rio Grande Valley played an important role in Abbott's victory, he said
As part of his call for border security, he also called on Congress to take the lead
In addition to lowering crime rates and property taxes, he defended oil and gas producers
In his campaign, Abbott focused mainly on the economy, the border, and public safety.