George P. Bush Wins Texas GOP Nomination for Land Commissioner

By NBC DFW

Published 03/05 2014 09:56AM

Updated 03/05 2014 10:00AM

George P Bush
George P Bush
Yet another Bush may be rising among the ranks in Texas politics.

George P. Bush, the 37-year-old son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush easily defeated businessman David Watts to secure the Republican nomination for Texas land commissioner Tuesday.

Bush's mother, Columba, is from Mexico. His grandfather and uncle are former Presidents George H.W. and George W. Bush, who also was a Texas governor.

Bush, a Fort Worth attorney, has worked to tamp down lofty expectations. But the Texas GOP has touted him and his political royalty surname as key to wooing Hispanic voters.

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