AG: In a statement, the Ken Paxton campaign said it raised “well over $1 million in political contributions” during the final dozen days of June and has nearly $5.3M on hand. At this point in 2013, Paxton raised $279K following the end of the legislative session and had $1.6M on hand for what would be an open-seat race for his current office.

CCA7: San Antonio criminal defense attorney Don Flanary established a campaign committee for a potential challenge of Judge Barbara Hervey (R). Past campaign contributions, endorsements and online activity suggests he would run as a Democrat.

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