Early Voting continues for the November 7 general and constitutional amendment election through November 3.

Sen. Bryan Hughes

Sen. Bryan

CD5 open: Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) is considering running for the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Dallas). Because Hughes is not up for re-election in 2018, he would not need to leave his Senate seat in order to run for Congress.

AG: Lubbock attorney John Gibson is considering challenging Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) as a Democrat, tweeted the Texas Tribune’s Patrick Svitek.

SC6: Houston attorney Kathy Cheng re-established her campaign committee for a potential challenge of Justice Jeff Brown (R) as a Democrat. She ran unsuccessfully for the First Court of Appeals, Place 9 in 2012 (47%) after raising just over $5K for the race. She ran unsuccessfully for district judge in 2010 (43%).

SD31: The Texas Assoc. of Business TXBIZ PAC endorsed Sen. Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo).

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