The filing period ends Monday. Our Crib Sheets have the latest information on candidates’ filing status. At least 436 candidates have filed for federal, statewide or legislative office so far.
SD19: San Antonio resident Belinda Shvetz filed as a Democrat to challenge Sen. Pete Flores (R-Pleasanton). She established a federal campaign committee for a 2010 challenge of then-U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-San Antonio) but did not appear on the ballot.
HD144: An individual named Tony Salas filed as a Republican to challenge Rep. Mary Ann Perez (D-Houston). We were unable to indentify the candidate conclusively.
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