Dan Patrick Elected Lieutenant Governor of Texas
State Senator Dan Patrick has been elected Lt. Governor of Texas.
According to the Office of the Secretary of State, Patrick earned 57 percent of the vote as of 9:42 p.m., while opponent Leticia Van de Putte saw 39 percent.
Patrick will serve as Lt. Governor under governor-elect Greg Abbott, who won his race against Wendy Davis.
In a video released Tuesday night titled "Grassroots Victory," Patrick thanks voters for turning out and thanked God for his victory.