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A Republican, he was elected Lieutenant Governor of Texas in 1998 and assumed the governorship in December 2000 when then-Governor George W.Bush resigned to become President of the United States.In 1998, Perry chose not to seek a third term as Agriculture Commissioner, running instead for Lieutenant Governor to succeed the retiring Democrat Bob Bullock.During this election, Perry had a notable falling out with his previous top political strategist Karl Rove, which began the much-reported rivalry between the Bush and Perry camps.Perry was the longest-serving Governor in Texas history.Perry was elected three times to full gubernatorial terms and is the fourth Texas Governor (after Allan Shivers, Price Daniel and John Connally) to serve three terms. Perry ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in 20.With a tenure in office of 14 years, 30 days, Perry was, at the time he left office, the second longest-serving current U. On December 14, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate the longtime Texas Governor as his Secretary of Energy.On March 2, 2017, he was confirmed by the United States Senate in a 62–37 vote.
Perry has said that his interest in politics probably began in November 1961, when his father took him to the funeral of U. Upon graduation from high school, Perry attended Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets and the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity.Perry's duties included two-month overseas rotations at RAF Mildenhall, located in Mildenhall, England and Rhein-Main Air Base, located at Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In 1984, Perry was elected to the Texas House of Representatives as a Democrat from district 64, which included his home county of Haskell.