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This week — here’s a list of the key endorsements for each of the top Republican candidates for governor.
January 7, 2022

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GOP Gubernatorial Primary Key Endorsements

As the calendar turns to 2022, the heart of the midterm primary season begins. Here’s a list of notable endorsements in the GOP primary for governor so far.

Greg Abbott

  • Donald Trump
  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)

Allen West

  • Michael Flynn, former Trump national security advisor
  • Sidney Powell, former Trump attorney
  • Ted Nugent
  • State Rep. Kyle Biedermann (R-Fredericksburg)
  • Mark Meckler, president of the Convention of States Project
  • JC Hooper, Nueces County Sheriff
  • Roy Boswell, Mayor of Henrietta
  • Herman White, Mayor of Runaway Bay

Don Huffines

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  • Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)
  • Ron Paul
  • Jenna Ellis, former Trump legal advisor
  • Katrina Pierson, former Trump spokeswoman
  • Don McLaughlin, Mayor of Uvalde
  • Jeff Younger, father of James Younger
  • Jonathan Stickland, former state representative

Chad Prather

  • Roger Stone, former Trump advisor
  • Sara Gonzales. BlazeTV host


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Brad Johnson

Brad Johnson is a senior reporter for The Texan and an Ohio native who graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2017. He is an avid sports fan who most enjoys watching his favorite teams continue their title drought throughout his cognizant lifetime. In his free time, you may find Brad quoting Monty Python productions and trying to calculate the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow.