State Sen. Wendy Davis may announce her poltical intentions to run for governor later this week.
She had planned an announcement on whether she would run for re-election to her Senate seat or for governor after Labor Day until her father became ill. He died earlier this month.
Davis’ father was Stage West founder Jerry Russell.
To run a competitive campaign against Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is seeking the Republican nomination, Davis would need to raise at least $40 million. Advisers are confident she would be able to do that.
Davis sent the following announcement to supporters and followers today: