Filing for partisan nomination or an independent candidacy for the 2022 general election concludes at 6 p.m. local time on Monday. Our Crib Sheets have the latest information on the 893 candidates for statewide, legislative and congressional offices we are tracking, of which at least 590 have filed.

As of tonight (Friday), we have confirmed the filings for all but a handful of legislators who have announced plans to run for re-election. The last few yet to be confirmed all represent districts located entirely within a single county, so it is likely that they have already filed but that fact has not been reported by their respective county parties.

AG (Lean R): EMILY’s List endorsed Rochelle Garza for the Democratic nomination to challenge Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton (R).

SD10 (Likely R): Tarrant Co. Sheriff Bill Waybourn (R) endorsed Rep. Phil King (R-Weatherford).

HD17 open (Safe R): Lexington rancher and Marine Corps veteran Trey Rutledge filed in the Republican primary for the seat being vacated by Rep. John Cyrier (R-Lockhart). He joins Smithville business owner Jen Bezner, Smithville council member Stan Gerdes, McDade attorney Tom Glass and Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape (R).

HD70 open (Toss Up): Plano ISD Education Foundation executive Jamee Jolly announced she would run for this open Collin Co. seat as a Republican, and the Texas Assoc. of Realtors TREPAC endorsed her. Dallas attorney Cassandra Garcia Hernandez established a campaign committee for a potential run for the seat as a Democrat.

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