The Bush dynasty appears set to continue, as George P. Bush, appearing on a ballot for the first time, won his primary race to be the next Texas land commissioner — a powerful statewide position that could launch a bigger career. He is likely to easily win the November general election.
Bush, the nephew of former President George W. Bush, is the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Columba Bush, who is from Mexico. Texas Republicans view the polished younger Bush — who is fluent in Spanish — as a pillar of the party’s future in an increasingly diverse state.
.George P. Bush . . . the nephew of one former president, grandson of another, and son of an ex-Florida governor, won the Republican nomination for Texas land commissioner on Tuesday.