POSTED: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 1:42am
UPDATED: Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 9:29pm
HOUSTON, TX - Democrat Bill White conceded the Texas Governor's Race to Rick Perry in Houston, where White once served as mayor.
He thanked friends, family members and supporters for all their hard work on his campaign.
White also called for an end to discord between parties for the benefit of all Texans.
"Now to those who've supported me, please recognize that every governor of our state deserves respect. And to those who've supported Rick Perry in this campaign, please understand that all of our elected leaders, including our national leadership, deserves respect."