George P. Bush has formally filed to run for Texas land commissioner.
The grandson of one former president and nephew of another filed Tuesday with the Texas Republican Party. Former El Paso Democratic Mayor John Cook is running against Bush in next November's election.
They're vying to replace Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, who is running for lieutenant governor.
A Spanish-speaker, Bush is the son of ex-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. His grandfather and uncle are former Presidents George H.W. and George W. Bush, who was also Texas governor.
George P. has worked to tamp down lofty expectations as he seeks a relatively little-known post.
Still, the Texas GOP has touted him and his family's famous political surname as key to wooing Hispanic voters.
More Nation & World Headlines
Holmes gets life term for Colorado theater shooting 4:36 p.m. Planned Parenthood targeted at RedState conference 4:47 p.m. Obama heading for Martha’s Vineyard vacation a day early After capturing Syrian town, IS abducts dozens of Christians Hepatitis increasingly goes hand in hand with heroin abuse In split with Obama, Sen. Chuck Schumer opposes Iran deal US officials ask judge not to end immigrant family detention Some evacuees from huge California wildfire return to ruins
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.