SC6 open: Houston attorney and former Court of Appeals Justice Jane Bland (R) updated her campaign committee for the seat being vacated by Justice Jeff Brown (R), who has been confirmed as a federal district judge by the U.S. Senate. Gov. Greg Abbott (R) has previously announced his intent to appoint Bland to the court. Bland must face the voters in November 2020 to continue serving Brown’s unexpired term. Bland served on the First Court of Appeals from her appointment in 2003 until her narrow 2018 general election loss to Gordon Goodman (D).

HD9: Gov. Greg Abbott (R) endorsed Rep. Chris Paddie (R-Marshall) for re-election.

HD60: Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC endorsed Rep. Mike Lang (R-Granbury) for re-election.

HD75: Rep. Mary González (D-Clint) announced she would seek re-election to a fifth term.

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