RRC: Christi Craddick, chair of the Railroad Commission, announced she would seek re-election.
HD62: Rep. Larry Phillips (R-Sherman) said he intends to support Reggie Smith, the Grayson Co. Republican Party chair, in the race to succeed him. Phillips is not seeking re-election. Smith has not yet announced his candidacy but has established a campaign committee for the race days before Phillips’s announcement.
CD32: Former U.S. Dept. of Agriculture official Lillian Salerno announced she would seek the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Dallas). She is at least the 12th Democrat to take a formal step toward running against Sessions. Meanwhile, in a tweet, Sessions confirmed he is running for re-election.
— Pete Sessions (@SessionsforTX32) September 12, 2017
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