Abbott Celebrates After Defeating O'Rourke and Securing Third Term

Greg Abbott delivered a speech in McAllen, Texas, on November 8, after defeating Democrat Beto O’Rourke and winning a third term as governor of Texas.

The Republican addressed his supporters outside Quinta Mazatlan, promising them to “work every single day to earn [their] trust.”

The footage was posted to his Facebook account, where Abbott wrote: “Tonight, we return to South Texas to celebrate re-election for four more years of prosperity.” Credit: Greg Abbott via Storyful

Video transcript

GREG ABBOTT: We will going to work every single day to earn that trust. And together, together, we will keep Texas the greatest state in the greatest country in the history of the world. So God bless you all, and God bless our great state of Texas.

[APPLAUSE]

We will go to work every single day to earn that trust. And together, together, we will keep Texas the greatest state in the greatest country in the history of the world. So God bless you all, and God bless our great state of Texas.

[APPLAUSE]

We will go to work every single day to earn that trust. And together, together, we will keep Texas the greatest state in the greatest country in the history of the world. So God bless you all, and God bless our great state of Texas.

[APPLAUSE]