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

  • True12 (%)(12)
  • Mostly True9 (%)(9)
  • Half True9 (%)(9)
  • Mostly False12 (%)(12)
  • False8 (%)(8)
  • Pants on Fire6 (%)(6)

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