# Mark tippetts
An Overview on Mark Tippets - Libertarian Candidate for Texas Governor
Beto O'Rourke and Mark TippettsScreenshot from Twitter. To the north of Austin in Lago Vista, a Libertarian candidate threw his name in the race for governor and challenged Republican Governor Greg Abbott and Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke. Mark Tippetts is a lawyer, businessman, and city councilman for Lago Vista since 2017. He previously ran for governor as a Libertarian in the 2018 election.