HD2: Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Van) announced he would seek re-election to a 10th term.
HD65: Carrollton civil engineer and Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD board president Nancy Cline announced she would challenge Rep. Michelle Beckley (D-Carrollton) as a Republican. Cline was first elected to the CFBISD board in 2005. We previously reported she established a campaign committee for the race.
CD11 open: Midland businessman and former congressional aide Brandon Batch established a campaign committee for a potential run for the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Midland) as a Republican. He worked for U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Austin). Batch is at least the 9th Republican in the race.
CD13 open: Gainesville attorney and Cooke County Judge Jason Brinkley (R) announced he would form an exploratory committee for the seat being vacated by the retiring U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon). He was first elected in 2014 and was unopposed for re-election last year. He was previously a justice of the peace for six years.
CD17 open: James Edge, district director for U.S. Rep. Bill Flores (R-Bryan), announced he would not run for the seat. Waco attorney Wes Lloyd is expected to establish an exploratory committee for the race.
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