CD6 special: Early voting began today (Monday) and runs through Friday for the July 27 special runoff election. In Tarrant Co., nearly 3,700 people have voted early in person or by mail, comprising 1.1% of registered voters in the Tarrant Co. portion of the district. Around 1,300 mail ballots have not yet been returned. In Ellis Co., almost 1,500 people have voted early in person or by mail, which is 1.2% of registered voters in the county. Figures for Navarro Co. were not available.

Former U.S. Rep. Joe Barton (R-Ennis) and the Dallas Morning News endorsed Rep. Jake Ellzey (R-Waxahachie) in the special runoff election.

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