Endorsement and Other Election News for April 13

Early voting for the May 1 general and special elections begins on April 19. The nonpartisan League of Women Voters has released Voters Guides for municipal and other local elections in many areas of Texas. Correction: In our most recent report, we erroneously...

Deadlines and Legislation Coming Thursday

Thursday is the deadline to register or update your registration to vote in the May 1 general and special elections. Where required by ordinance, candidates on the May 1 ballot must file their 30-day-out campaign finance reports by Thursday. This requirement does not...

Endorsement and Legislation News for March 28

CD6 special: The State Republican Executive Committee endorsed Susan Wright on a 43-9 vote. This appears to be an uncommon practice. Texas Young Republicans also endorsed Wright. The Texas Farm Bureau AGFUND endorsed Rep. Jake Ellzey (R-Waxahachie). Election...

Vela Not Seeking Re-election and Other News for March 22

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced he would not seek re-election to a sixth term. Vela, who was appointed vice chair of the Democratic National Committee by President Biden in January, said in a statement that he would “continue to focus on maintaining a...

Ad, Endorsement and Other Brief News for St. Patrick’s Day

CD6 special: The Susan Wright (R) campaign released its first ad, “Bright Hope,” focusing on carrying on the legacy of her late husband, former U.S. Rep. Ron Wright (R-Arlington). The Brian Harrison (R) campaign released its second ad, “Bleed Business,” focusing on...