Andrew White Another Democrat Enters The Gubernatorial Race: Does The Son Of A Former Governor Have A Chance? By Andrew Schneider, KUHF News • Dec 7, 2017 From Houston Public Media:Houston investor Andrew White declared his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor Thursday. The son of the late Gov. Mark White made the announcement a day after former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez announced her candidacy. Democrat Andrew White, Son Of Late Gov. Mark White, Announces Gubernatorial Bid By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune • Dec 7, 2017 HOUSTON — Andrew White, the son of late Gov. Mark White, is making it official Thursday morning: He is running for governor, joining the crowded Democratic primary with four days to go before the filing deadline. Andrew White, Son Of Late Gov. Mark White, Explores 2018 Gubernatorial Campaign By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune • Oct 25, 2017 Courtesy of Andrew White Campaign Andrew White, the son of late Gov. Mark White, is mulling a run for governor as a Democrat in 2018.