Lieutenant Governor


Rep. Michelle Beckley of Carrollton was elected to serve Texas House District 65 in 2018. It is comprised of the major parts of Carrollton and Lewisville in Denton County. She authored and co-authored numerous bills in the 86th legislative session involving LGBTQ equality, public health and women's reproductive health.

She serves on the International Relations and Economic Development Committee and the Elections Committee. She attended public school in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District. She attended Texas A&M University, receiving a degree in Biomedical Sciences in 1992. She worked in sales immediately following college, but returned to Carrollton to manage the family business, Kookaburra Bird Shop. In 2003, she purchased the shop and continues to manage it today.

Republican Candidate: Current Officeholder: Dan Patrick (R)


Mike Collier was the Democratic candidate for comptroller of Public Accounts in 2014 and lieutenant governor in 2018. He grew up in Georgetown and earned a bachelor’s degree and Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. Early in his career, he was employed by Exxon. He later became an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers and became CFO at Houston-based Layline Petroleum. Recently, he served as President Joe Biden’s senior advisor for Texas.