SD1 open: The Texas Farm Bureau AGFUND and the Texas Assoc. of Realtors endorsed Rep. Brian Hughes (R-Mineola). According to the San Antonio Express-News’ David Saleh Rauf, Hughes’ campaign has reserved about $60K worth of TV advertising spots in the Lufkin market.

HD33 open: Former Sen. Bob Deuell (R-Greenville) endorsed Lorne Leichty.

HD60 open: Sen. Charles Perry (R-Lubbock) endorsed Mike Lang.

HD64 open: Texans for Fiscal Responsibility/Empower Texans endorsed Read King.

PRES: U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Plano) endorsed U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. He becomes the seventh member of the Texas delegation to do so, joining U.S. Reps. Brian Babin (R-Woodville), Michael Burgess (R-Lewisville), John Culberson (R-Houston), Louis Gohmert (R-Tyler), John Ratcliffe (R-Heath) and Randy Weber (R-Pearland).