GOV: The hourlong debate between Democratic runoff candidates Lupe Valdez and Andrew White will be held Friday at 7 p.m. in St. James Episcopal Church in Austin. It will not be televised but instead will be streamed live by KXAN-TV at

HD46 open: Planned Parenthood Texas Votes endorsed Sheryl Cole in the Democratic runoff over Chito Vela.

CD5 open: The Lance Gooden campaign released a new ad featuring his wife defending his pro-life record.

Alexa Gooden Ad 3

I'm so proud of my wife Alexa and grateful for her love and support as our family endures Bunni and the DC Swamp's constant lies and nastiness. Let's defeat the Washington special interests and take back our seat in Congress! Early Voting is May 14-18. Election Day is May 22.

Posted by Lance Gooden on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

CD21 open: Former U.S. Rep. Quico Canseco (R-San Antonio) endorsed Matt McCall in the Republican runoff over Chip Roy. Canseco finished eighth in the 18-way primary with 3% of the vote.

CD27 open: The Michael Cloud campaign released a new ad, “Drain the Swamp,” highlights the candidate’s “unapologetically conservative” views and his support of President Trump.

CD32: “Oh, yeah, the system’s rigged,” begins Lillian Salerno’s new ad, which focuses on health care.

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