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U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, candidate for governor, in El Paso Friday

The official notification ought to be along shortly, and we’ll post that as it comes. In the meantime, here’s the Houston Chronicle on her announcement of candidacy for governor.

For some context, consider that her leaving the Senate opens that seat. Houston Mayor Bill White and former Texas comptroller John Sharp are in the race on the Democratic side, and White was in El Paso Sunday and Monday.

UPDATE: Here’s the official notification:

MEDIA ADVISORY
Hutchison To Visit El Paso On The “Texas Can Do Better” Announcement Tour

Austin, TX – On Friday, August 21, Kay Bailey Hutchison will visit El Paso to formally announce her historic campaign for governor and rally with supporters as part of a five day, 19-stop tour.

WHO: Kay Bailey Hutchison
WHAT: Rally with Supporters
WHEN: Friday, August 21, 2009 3:00 PM
WHERE: Jaxon’s Restaurant & Brewing Co. 1135 Airway Blvd. El Paso, TX 79912 (915) 778-9696

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Written by newspapertreeelpaso

August 18, 2009 at 12:53 pm

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