Final
Projections

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Updated:
Tue. Nov 04, 2014
Senate
Republicans 52
Democrats 45
Independents 3
GOP +7, IND +1
House
Republicans 245
Democrats 190
GOP +11
Governors
Republicans 27
Democrats 22
Independents 1
DEM +1, IND +1
2014 Elections on Demand
Projections
 
Polls

Texas Governor Election

Election Day
November 8, 2016
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The Candidates

Texas Governor Election 2014 - Greg Abbott vs. Wendy Davis
Republican
Greg Abbott
Nominee
OPEN SEAT
 
Democrat
Wendy Davis
Nominee
Incumbent:  Republican Rick Perry is retiring at the end of his fourth term.  He is not seeking re-election in 2014.
Republicans
  • Greg Abbott - Attorney General  
  • Lisa Fritsch
  • Larry Kilgore
  • Miriam Martinez
Democrats
  • Wendy Davis - Texas State Senator  
  • Reynaldo Madrigal
Others
  • Kathie Glass (Libertarian)
  • Brandon Parmer (Green)
Party nominee -

Projection Data

Election Projection:  Greg Abbott by 17.0%
FirmDatesDavisAbbott
CBS News/NYT/YouGov10/16 - 10/233757
UT/Texas Tribune10/10 - 10/193854
KHOU/Houston Public Media9/22 - 10/163247
Projection History
DateProjectionRating
October 23, 2014Abbott +15.5Solid GOP Hold
May 09, 2014Abbott +13.0Strong GOP Hold
Preliminary-----Strong GOP Hold

Election Timeline

Texas Polling Hours
Time Zone
Central/Mountain
Polls Open
7:00AM Local time
Polls Close
7:00PM Local time
Important Dates
Filing Deadline
December 9, 2013
Primary Election
March 4, 2014
Primary Election Runoff
May 27, 2014
Election Day
November 4, 2014
Election Results
Texas Governor
Greg Abbott  59.3
Wendy Davis  38.9
Called: Abbott +20.4
Election Projection
Texas Governor
Greg Abbott  +17.0
Solid GOP Hold
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