Turnout: A study released today (Thursday) by Nonprofit Vote and the U.S. Elections Project found Texas posted the third-lowest turnout in the 2016 presidential election. The groups calculated turnout as ballots counted out of their estimate of the voting-eligible population. Only West Virginia and Hawai’i ranked lower than Texas.

CD7: Houston medical center development director Joshua Butler has filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission for a potential challenge to U.S. Rep. John Culberson (R-Houston) as a Democrat.

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