Elon Musk Responds to Public Poll, Eyes Texas for Tesla’s Incorporation

Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott urged Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Thursday to consider relocating the company’s state of incorporation to the Lone Star State.

“.@Tesla in Texas,” Abbott tweeted, expressing his support. “It just makes sense.”

Earlier this week, Musk conducted a poll on Twitter where he asked, “Should Tesla change its state of incorporation to Texas, home of its physical headquarters?”

The final tally showed that 81.7% of the over 1.1 million Twitter users who participated voted “yes,” while 12.9% voted “no.”

“The public vote is unequivocally in favor of Texas!” Musk declared on Thursday. “Tesla will move immediately to hold a shareholder vote to transfer state of incorporation to Texas.”

Among the notable businesses that have relocated to Texas in recent years are NRG Energy and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.