Early Congressional Challengers: At least four Texans have already filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to launch their 2018 campaigns against Texas congressional incumbents:

  • CD6: Arlington locksmith Justin Snider has filed to challenge U.S. Rep. Joe Barton (R-Ennis) as a Democrat. His campaign’s Facebook page says Snider was a volunteer on the Bernie Sanders campaign and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. It appears to be his first run for office. Barton received 58% of the vote in the 2016 general election.

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