Deadlines: Tomorrow (Thursday) is the deadline to register to vote for the May 5 uniform and special elections. Also, 30-day-out campaign finance reports are due for candidates running in jurisdictions that require them, including the three candidates running in the HD13 special election.

Labor Endorsements: Texas AFL-CIO COPE announced it has endorsed several candidates in runoffs, including several dual endorsements:

  • SD17: Rita Lucido and Fran Watson
  • HD13 special: Cecil Webster
  • HD47: Elaina Fowler
  • CD7: Laura Moser
  • CD21 open: Joseph Kopser and Mary Wilson
  • CD23: Gina Ortiz Jones and Rick Treviño; and
  • CD27 open: Eric Holguin

All candidates except Webster are running in the Democratic runoff. The union had not previously endorsed in these races except for CD23, for which it originally endorsed Jay Hulings.

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