Allen West Announces He is Running Against

State GOP Chairman Allen West speaks at a Texas Republican Party rally on the east side of the Capitol grounds on Jan. 9. Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas Tribune

Texas GOP Chairman Allen West announced Sunday he is running for governor, challenging fellow Republican Greg Abbott. The announcement was made during at appearance by West at Sojourn Church in Carrollton, where the former Florida congressman played a video launching his campaign. “I’ve not been in elected political office for about a ...

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