Greg Abbott - Candidate For Governor of Texas

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Greg Abbott - Candidate For Governor of Texas
First Name: 
Greg
Last Name: 
Abbott
Biography: 
He is one of the nation’s leading advocates for stopping the federal overreach of the Obama Administration, a defender of the Constitution, and a conservative to the core: Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.
 
Few leaders have amassed a record of defending state sovereignty like Greg Abbott. Abbott has filed more than two dozen lawsuits against the Obama Administration. He has taken on burdensome EPA regulations and succeeded. He fought ObamaCare all the way to the United States Supreme Court. He has stood on the solid ground of the 10th Amendment to protect local classrooms, and individual freedom.
 
A husband and father, Greg Abbott understands the importance of preserving Constitutional, traditional values – like faith, family and freedom for future generations. That’s why as the state’s chief law enforcement official, Abbott has made protecting children, families and values the focus of his administration.
 
Shortly after taking office, Attorney General Abbott established a Cyber Crimes Unit to arrest criminals who use the Internet to prey upon children; a Fugitive Unit to arrest convicted sex offenders who violate their parole; and an expanded Medicaid Fraud Control Unit to crack down on elder abuse and waste of taxpayer dollars. Since taking office, General Abbott has collected more than $25 billion in child support for Texas children.
 
Attorney General Abbott believes there is no higher power than God, and in March 2005 he personally appeared before the United States Supreme Court, where he successfully defended the constitutionality of the Ten Commandments display that adorns the Texas Capitol grounds.
 
Greg Abbott was reelected as the 50th Attorney General of Texas on November 2, 2010. Prior to his election to three terms as Attorney General, Greg Abbott served as a Justice on the Texas Supreme Court and as a State District Judge in Harris County.
 
A native Texan, Attorney General Abbott was born in Wichita Falls and raised in Duncanville. After graduating from The University of Texas with a B.B.A. in Finance, he received his law degree from Vanderbilt University. Shortly after graduating from law school, he was partially paralyzed by a falling tree while jogging. He and his wife, Cecilia, a former school teacher and principal, have been married for 31 years. They live in Austin with their daughter, Audrey. He is an avid sportsman and hunter.
 
Greg Abbott: defender of the Constitution, protector of our rights, and vocal conservative who stands on the foundation of law.
Party Affiliation: 
Republican
Contact Info
Primary Phone: 
+1 (512) 477 2002
Address: 
Texans for Greg Abbott
PO Box 308
Austin, TX 78767
Phone: 512-477-2002
Survey Responses
Survey Title Survey Responses
Survey - Texas State Races
NO REPLY - A) Use DPS or Texas State Guard to assist in protecting the border and providing resources to Sheriffs along the border.
NO REPLY - B) Support state legislative efforts or local ballot initiatives to repeal all sanctuary/safety zones in the State of Texas.
NO REPLY - C) Companies should be at risk of losing business licenses for failing to properly identify lawful employees using E-Verify or similar resource.
NO REPLY - D) Need to implement the re-introduction of the teaching of the trades in our public schools.
NO REPLY - E) Require use of E-Verify or similar resource as a condition for a contract with a state or local governmental entity.
NO REPLY - F) Use 10th Amendment powers to limit the use of executive orders by the President to fully align with the U.S. Constitution.