Dan Patrick's file

Patrick

Republican from Texas

As a Houston state senator, Dan Patrick won election as lieutenant governor of Texas in November 2014 after earlier defeating incumbent David Dewhurst for his party's nomination. Patrick also has hosted a daily talk show on AM700 in Houston.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True5 (%)(5)
  • Mostly True6 (%)(6)
  • Half True4 (%)(4)
  • Mostly False5 (%)(5)
  • False4 (%)(4)
  • Pants on Fire6 (%)(6)

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Recent stories featuring Dan Patrick

A fact-check guide to Texas' Tuesday primaries

Here's what PolitiFact Texas learned while researching fact-checks in the weeks preceding the March 2018 Texas party primaries.

Greg Abbott warns of George Soros--who has yet to put money into Texas state elections

Republican Greg Abbott has been telling supporters to watch out for Democrat-loving George Soros.

But why?

Is it Day 200 of Joe Straus not meeting one-on-one with Dan Patrick?

Looking at no meetings.

Checking Dan Patrick's talking points after 2017 regular session

We have backup on Dan Patrick's latest talking points.

Dan Patrick: PolitiFact ‘just wrong’ about tax-savings claim

Dan Patrick set us aflame.