Early voting concludes tomorrow (Friday) for the November 2 constitutional amendment, general and special elections. Through yesterday (Wednesday), 455K Texans have voted early in person or by mail statewide, representing 2.7% of registered voters.

In HD118 (Special), just over 5K people have voted in person in the special runoff election through yesterday, representing 5.2% of registered voters. Early turnout in the district is on pace to double that of the September 28 special election.

SD31 open (Safe R): U.S. Rep. August Pfluger (R-San Angelo) endorsed Kevin Sparks (R).

HD7 (Safe R): Rep. Jay Dean (R-Longview) announced he would seek re-election.

HD19 open (Safe R): The Texas Municipal Police Assoc. endorsed Justin Berry, a longtime Austin police officer (R).

HD61 open (Likely R): Sen. Drew Springer (R-Muenster) and the Texas Municipal Police Assoc. endorsed Frederick Frazier, a longtime Dallas police officer (R).

HD93 open (Likely R): Former Southlake Mayor Laura K. Hill re-established her state campaign committee for a potential run as a Republican for the seat being vacated by Rep. Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth). She was first elected mayor in 2015 and re-elected in 2018. Southlake is not located within HD93, so this would be new territory for her to represent.

Fort Worth council member Cary Moon is exploring a run for the seat as a Republican and is expected to decide by November 9, reported the Fort Worth Report’s Jessica Priest. Moon was first elected in 2015 and has been re-elected three times.

HD127 (Likely R): Humble council member and former Humble ISD trustee Charles Cunningham re-established his campaign committee for a potential run as a Republican for the seat being vacated by Rep. Dan Huberty (R-Humble). Cunningham unsuccessfully sought the 2002 Republican nomination for HD150.

Kingwood resident Deanna Robertson established a campaign committee for the race. We were unable to identify her conclusively.

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