CCA8: District Judge Dib Waldrip announced he would run as a Republican for the seat being vacated by Judge Elsa Alcala (R). Waldrip was appointed to the 433rd Judicial District (Comal Co.) by former Gov. Rick Perry in 2007 and has been re-elected three times since. He was previously elected Comal Co. District Attorney.

SD10: Former Burleson ISD trustee Beverly Powell kicked off her campaign for the Democratic nomination to challenge Sen. Konni Burton (R-Colleyville). Attendees at her kickoff event included Rep. Chris Turner (D-Arlington) and U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Fort Worth). Euless research scientist Allison Campolo is also seeking the Democratic nomination.

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