Early voting continues for the May 1 general and special elections and runs through April 27.

CD6 special: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R) has not endorsed a candidate to succeed the late U.S. Rep. Ron Wright (R-Arlington), but he has come out against Rep. Jake Ellzey (R-Waxahachie), according to the Texas Tribune’s Patrick Svitek. In a statement to the Tribune, Cruz said would not be “a strong conservative voice in Congress.” Cruz cited Ellzey receiving “financial support from never-Trumpers” as a reason for opposing him.

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