SD31: Odessa oil company executive Kirk Edwards, who lost an open-seat primary against now-Sen. Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo) in 2004, backed the incumbent in a letter printed in the Midland Reporter-Telegram. In the letter, Edwards said he hoped voters would “see through what will surely be a huge negative blitz against [Seliger and Rep. Brooks Landgraf (R-Odessa)]” funded by “the very rich Midland money folks.”

HD TBD: Dallas resident Jessica Gonzalez formed a campaign committee for a potential race for state representative but did not indicate which seat she might seek. She may be an attorney who has worked in the law firm of former Rep. Domingo Garcia (D-Dallas) and the Obama 2012 re-election campaign and administration.

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