Greg Abbott's file

Abbott

Republican from Texas

Greg Abbott won election as governor of Texas in November 2014, carrying 59 percent of the vote. Abbott, a former member of the Texas Supreme Court, served three terms as the state's attorney general before being succeeded by Ken Paxton in early 2015.

The PolitiFact scorecard

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  • Mostly True8 (%)(8)
  • Half True8 (%)(8)
  • Mostly False11 (%)(11)
  • False7 (%)(7)
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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.

Top 10 PolitiFact Texas fact-checks of 2017

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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?

Breaking down Greg Abbott's 'common' pecan tree tale

We break down Greg Abbott's pecan tree tale.

Texas economy falls from No. 3 to 21 in rankings, probably due to oil slump

Texas Democrats pointed out a national story suggesting the state's economy lost lots of oomph from 2013 to 2016.

Really?