July semiannual and July quarterly campaign finance reports are due tomorrow (Fri.) for state and federal candidates and officeholders, respectively. The federal reports will become available in real time on Friday, and the state reports are expected to become available online on Saturday. We will update our Crib Sheets over the weekend.

The beginning of the fundraising period depends on whether the candidate had a contested primary or participated in the runoff. The period ended June 30 for all candidates.

Democratic Convention: The party’s state convention kicked off today (Thurs.) at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

Harris County: County Judge Lina Hidalgo (D) leads Republican challenger Alexandra del Moral Mealer, 48%-47%, among likely voters, according to a new Univ. of Houston/Hobby School of Public Affairs poll.

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