George P. Bush Makes State Candidacy Official

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - JUNE 18: George P. Bush speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference on June 18, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 2011 Republican Leadership Conference features keynote addresses from most of the major republican candidates for president as well as numerous republican leaders from across the country. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) | Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

George Prescott Bush, a political newcomer who is the grandson and nephew of U.S. presidents, filed to run for Texas land commissioner on Tuesday — a move that officially begins the continuation of his family's political dynasty with a young, Hispanic, Spanish-speaking candidate.

The 37-year-old Fort Worth lawyer's entry into politics comes at a moment when the state Republican Party is desperate to woo Hispanic voters.

Bush arrived at the Republican Party of Texas office in Austin midafternoon along with campaign workers and his wife, Amanda Williams.

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