# Dallas elections
Greg Abbott, Beto O'Rourke Win Primaries Setting Up Fight for Texas Governorship
The Texas governor race is set, it will be Gov. Greg Abbott facing off against Beto O'Rourke.Pete Alexopoulos/Unsplash. As results came in on Tuesday, it became clear that Governor Greg Abbott defeated seven Republican challengers including Allen West and Don Huffines. On the Democrat side, Beto O'Rourke, the former presidential candidate took a massive lead over a five-candidate Democratic field.