The Republican Party And Wendy Davis For The Democrat Party

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One of the biggest Governor races in Texas history, the race was between Attorney General, Greg Abbot and State Senator, Wendy Davis, Greg Abbot for the Republican Party and Wendy Davis for the Democrat Party. Both candidates have a lot to offer to the state of Texas, and it was a very nasty battle with many campaign segments bringing the opponent down, or trying to at least. Attorney General Greg Abbott will take the win and become the Texas Governor, winning by twenty-one points. His victory against Wendy Davis was worse than any Democrat has suffered since George W. Bush’s race against Garry Mauro in 1998 (Heinz). Abbott’s victory speech is very well said, and personable. He mentions his injury, his education plan, and securing the…show more content…
He acknowledged that he is going to do the best for everyone, not just Republicans. Everyone who voted for the Republican Party candidate, Greg Abbott, voted for “Hope over fear, unity over division, for the majesty of what Texas is and what it can be.” words from our new Governor Greg Abbott (Heinz). Throughout the speech he never mentioned tactics on how he won the election, or critiquing Davis’ campaign tactics. He was just very thankful for being the winner. If you were to watch the speech, the viewer could easily tell he felt very honored, as anyone would, being the first governor elected in 14 years. Abbott talks about his injury when he was in his 20s and an oak tree fell on him, and paralyzed him from the waist down. You could see the emotion in his eyes, and his shaken voice when he was talking about this subject, and that it was a subject that was very sentimental to him. Texas is a state that provides many opportunities to many people, it does not matter what race you are, if you have any disabilities, or how much education you have; there are still many opportunities that Texas has for you. In his victory speech he wants everyone to know that he is living proof of being pushed all the way to the bottom, and struggling to get back up again, but with determination and perseverance anyone can achieve anything they want; they just cannot give up. Governor Abbott mentions that we can provide more
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