CD23: Gina Ortiz Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer from San Antonio, announced she will challenge U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-San Antonio) as a Democrat. Former U.S. Rep. Pete Gallego (D-Alpine) has formed an exploratory committee for what would be a third race against Hurd, and Boerne construction manager Devin Fitzpatrick has launched a web site declaring himself a potential candidate for the Democratic nomination. Other Democrats believed to be considering the race are Judy Canales, a former U.S. Dept. of Agriculture appointee from Eagle Pass, and San Antonio federal prosecutor Jay Hulings.

CD32: Dallas resident David Dean Henry established a campaign committee for a potential challenge of U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Dallas) as a Democrat. He is at least the 10th person to take a formal step toward running in the Democratic primary.

To access this post you need a TX Elects Subscription.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY FOR IMMEDIATE ACCESS NEWS & ANALYSIS

FOR JUST $19.99 A MONTH OR $199.99 A YEAR