Kory Watkins

Kory
Watkins

GOV: Lone Oak gun rights activist Kory Watkins has filed paperwork establishing a campaign committee to challenge Gov. Greg Abbott, and he announced he would seek the Libertarian Party’s nomination. Watkins was the head of Open Carry Tarrant County when he made headlines during the 2015 session when he equated opposing open carry legislation with treason “that is punishable by death.”

HD67: Plano resident Sarah Depew has filed paperwork establishing a campaign committee for a potential challenge of Rep. Jeff Leach (R-Plano), likely as a Democrat.

HD97: Fort Worth museum docent and former educator Beth Llewellyn McLaughlin has filed paperwork establishing a campaign committee for a potential challenge of Rep. Craig Goldman (R-Fort Worth), likely as a Democrat.

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