Filing for the 2020 election is underway. Our Crib Sheets have up-to-date filing status of the candidates we are tracking. At least 141 candidates have already filed.
HD51: Rep. Eddie Rodriguez (D-Austin) announced he would seek re-election to a 10th term.
HD74 open: Eagle Pass Mayor Ramsey English Cantu is expected to announce he will seek the seat being vacated by Rep. Poncho Nevárez (D-Eagle Pass) as a Democrat. Cantu was elected mayor in 2010 and re-elected in 2012 and 2016. He is term-limited.
TRL Scorecard: Twenty-three Republican members of the House and all 18 Republican senators received 100% scores on Texas Right to Life’s 2019 legislative scorecard. Forty-three House Republicans scored below 70%, including Rep. Sarah Davis (R-Houston), who received a 0% rating, lower than four Democrats in the chamber.
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