Redistricting: The U.S. Supreme Court could announce as early as tomorrow whether it will hear the state’s appeal of federal court rulings invalidating two of the state’s congressional and nine state House districts. The case was scheduled to be considered as part of the high court’s conference last Friday.

GOV: Former Dallas Co. Sheriff Lupe Valdez officially kicked off her campaign for the Democratic nomination to challenge Gov. Greg Abbott (R). “We have to have a campaign that gives hope to all, hope for a better life in a greater Texas,” she said during a rally in Oak Cliff. She is one of 10 Democrats in the race.

SD31: The Texas Farm Bureau AGFUND and the Texas Medical Assoc. TEXPAC endorsed Sen. Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo).

HD9: The Texas Farm Bureau AGFUND endorsed Rep. Chris Paddie (R-Marshall)

HD52 open: The Texas Society of Anesthesiologists TSAPAC endorsed Cynthia Flores for the seat being vacated by Rep. Larry Gonzales (R-Round Rock).

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