Early voting continues for the November 2 constitutional, general and special elections. According to Democratic strategist Colin Strother, 589 people voted early today (Tuesday) in the HD118 special runoff election, bringing the two-day, in-person total to just under 1K. Statewide, turnout for Monday, the first day of the early voting period, was 0.6% for the constitutional amendment election.

AG: Texas Young Republicans endorsed Land. Comm. George P. Bush (R) over Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton (R).

HD19 open: Austin police officer Justin Berry announced he would seek the seat. Berry, who narrowly lost the 2020 general election for HD47 (48%), previously announced he would run for the House again but did not declare a district.

HD60: Aledo retired biochemist and conservative activist Mike Olcott and Weatherford college professor and former Weatherford ISD trustee Joshua Tarbay announced they challenge Rep. Glenn Rogers (R-Graford) in the Republican primary.

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