Current Officeholder: Dan Patrick (R)
has announced he will run for re-election
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.