First-time candidate Rochelle Garza cruised to the attorney general nomination, while Mike Collier and Jay Kleberg eked out narrow runoff victories over all-but-unknown opponents.
But for now, her two GOP challengers are busy slashing at each other before the May 24 runoff election.
Texas’s attorney general is seen as the most beatable statewide Republican, but Rochelle Garza and Joe Jaworski are struggling to motivate the Democratic base.
Conservationist, businessman, and filmmaker Jay Kleberg offers unusual qualifications for the job.
Two-fifths of Texas Republicans say they would never vote for a Bush.