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2018 Texas Election Source Crib Sheets

In the interactive tables below, you’ll find the latest lists of candidates who ran for state and federal office in Texas in 2018, including the most recent campaign finance results, cumulative campaign contributions and expenditures for the 2017-18 election cycle and pertinent information about each candidate, including key endorsements, campaign consultants and links to online presences. 

You can sort races, filter races based on certain criteria (such as see only contested Republican primaries for the Senate) and show and hide fields. Don’t worry. You won’t affect the underlying data.

We also have Crib Sheets for 20222020, 2016 and 2014.

Statewide Offices

The constitutional executive branch statewide elected officials, one Railroad Commissioner, three Supreme Court justices and three judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals are up for election in 2018.

Texas Senate

15 members of the Texas Senate are up for election in 2018. The other 16 are up for election in 2020.

Texas House of Representatives

All 150 members of the Texas House of Representatives are up for election in 2018.

Texas State Board of Education

Seven of the 15 seats on the State Board of Education are up for election in 2018.

Texas Congressional Delegation

All 36 members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R) are up for election in 2018.

Offices Not Up for Election in 2018

These state offices are not up for election until 2020 or 2022. Also, U.S. Sen John Cornyn (R) is not for election until 2020.