Early voting has concluded for Tuesday’s primary runoff election. In the state’s most populous counties, Republican turnout appears to be below 2012 and 2014, and Democratic turnout appears to be above 2012 and 2014.
RRC open: Former Rep. Wayne Christian (R-Center) reported receiving $2.5K from the Young Conservatives of Texas PAC in a daily pre-election report (formerly telegram report).
SD1 open: Rep. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) reported receiving $15K from the Texas Assoc. of Realtors TREPAC in a daily pre-election report. Rep. David Simpson (R-Longview) reported receiving $5K each from Dawson & Sodd LLP and Provost Umphrey Law Firm LLP; $2.5K each from Longview investor Tom Chinn, Daingerfield attorney Harold Nix and Houston attorney Jason Webster; and $2K each from Austin attorney Christopher Johns and Longview attorney Douglas Monsour in a pair of daily pre-election reports.
SD24 open: Dawn Buckingham reported receiving $5K from Gatesville fitness executive Gary Heavin and $2K from Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP in a daily pre-election report. Buckingham announced the endorsements of Bandera Co. Comm. Bobby Harris and Lampasas Co. Comm. Jim Lindeman.
HD5 open: Cole Hefner reported receiving $5K from Mount Pleasant ranch equipment manufacturer Eddie Priefert. Jay Misenheimer reported receiving $1,250 from the Texas American Federation of Teachers PAC in a daily pre-election report.
HD33 open: John Keating reported receiving $3K from Austin investor Stacy Hock and $2K from Frisco oil operator Dean Kennedy. Justin Holland reported receiving $4K from the Texas Medical Assoc. TEXPAC in a daily pre-election report.
HD73: Rep. Doug Miller (R-New Braunfels) reported receiving $2.5K each from General Motors PAC and the Texas Automobile Dealers Assoc. PAC in a daily pre-election report.
HD128: Briscoe Cain reported receiving $2.5K from Houston oil company executive David Middleton.