Early Voting continues for the November 6 general and constitutional amendment election. Turnout has been very light across most of the state. Just 0.3% of registered voters in the state’s 15 most populous counties voted early in person or by mail on Monday, the first day of the early voting period. This is about half the turnout from the first day of the 2015 general election.

GOV: Houston investor Andrew White, son of former Gov. Mark White (D), is expected to launch an exploratory committee for a potential challenge of Gov. Greg Abbott (R) as a Democrat. A web site and Facebook page are up and running, and a Twitter handle has been created but not yet used.

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