Matthew McConaughey Still Considering Political Future

The actor announced his decision two weeks ago not to participate in next year’s run for governor.

The deadline for entering Texas’s upcoming gubernatorial race expires on Monday. And, to the dismay of some voters who at one time obviously favored him On Democrat Beto O’Rourke, Matthew McConaughey did not apply for the candidature.

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Many of us outside the Lone Star state were probably unaware that the suggestion Matthew may campaign for governor The next year held any real weight. But the actor technically said he was considering a run last spring—despite participating in Just two elections Over the better part of the last decade – and later went on to garner respectable numbers in early elections.

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Anyway, Mathew is not getting into politics any time soon.

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two weeks later announcement of That there was not going to be a campaign for him this election cycle, the Oscar winner shared more about his decision and potential civilian future during an appearance The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Yesterday

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“I was asking myself the basic question and trying to answer, ‘How and where and what can I do for myself, my family, and as many people as possible?

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Matthews, who shares Levi, Vida, and Livingston Alves McConaughey with his wife Camilla Alves, said focusing on his kids and his Hollywood career is a top priority at this time.

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“I have a 13-year-old, an 11-year-old, and an 8-year-old,” he continued. “The life I live now, the story I want to keep doing, [politics is] There’s no category for me at this point in my life.”

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It seems that Mathew’s potential foray into political leadership is not entirely off the table. When Jimmy Fallon asked if he had “expulsed” this possibility, he replied vaguely, “I am not as long as I am.”

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He also said that he is “keeping an eye open” to other political opportunities going forward. What he actually meant remains to be seen, but you can see Matthew’s full appearance here The Tonight Show Here, or in the clip above.

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