Note: This report has been updated since we sent our Breaking News alert.

Sen. Sylvia Garcia (D-Houston) and Rep. Armando Walle (D-Houston) announced they would seek the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Gene Green (D-Houston). Garcia is not up for re-election in 2018, so she does not have to give up her Senate seat to run. Walle is up for re-election, so his congressional bid opens the House seat he has held for five terms.

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