AG: The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals refused to consider Ken Paxton’s appeal to have three criminal securities fraud indictments dismissed. Paxton, who has denied any wrongdoing, still faces two first-degree charges and one third-degree felony charge. A Paxton attorney said in a statement that Paxton will file a motion for rehearing.

HD13: The Houston Chronicle endorsed challenger Cecil Webster. Incumbent Rep. Leighton Schubert (R-Caldwell) did not meet with the editorial board, the paper said.

HD26: The Houston Chronicle endorsed Rep. Rick Miller (R-Sugar Land).

HD27: The Houston Chronicle declined to endorse Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) or his challenger.

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