SD30 special (Safe Republican): Early voting ends tomorrow (Friday) for the September 29 special election. Through yesterday (Wednesday), nearly 34K people have voted early in person or by mail.
RRC open (Lean Republican): Democratic nominee Chrysta Castañeda’s campaign released a new ad, “Wrong,” criticizing Republican nominee Jim Wright on flaring and fines.
HD45 (Lean Democratic): Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC endorsed Republican challenger Carrie Isaac over Rep. Erin Zwiener (D-Driftwood).
HD92 open (Lean Republican): Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC endorsed Republican nominee Jeff Cason.
HD97 (Lean Republican): Rep. Craig Goldman’s (R-Fort Worth) campaign released a new ad, “Molly Jane’s Law,” highlighting his efforts to pass it.
HD108 (Lean Democratic): The Dallas Morning News endorsed Rep. Morgan Meyer (R-Dallas).
HD109 (Safe Democratic): The Dallas Morning News endorsed Rep. Carl Sherman (D-DeSoto).
HD135 (Lean Democratic): The campaign of Rep. Jon Rosenthal (D-Houston) released a new ad highlighting his engineering background.
We take a great deal of pride in providing energy to the nation, here in Houston. I'm State Representative Jon Rosenthal…
HD137 (Safe Democratic): The Houston Chronicle endorsed Rep. Gene Wu (D-Houston).
CD21 (Toss Up): The campaign of Democratic challenger Wendy Davis released a new ad, “When I,” utilizing a split screen to blend her campaign positions with Texans’ daily activities.
Voter Fraud: Gregg Co. Comm. Shannon Brown and three others have been indicted for alleged involvement in a vote harvesting scheme to help Brown win the 2018 Democratic primary. The alleged scheme involved fraudulent requests for absentee ballots. The grand jury handed down 134 indictments including 23 felony counts for Brown. About 2K ballots were cast in that primary election, which Brown won by 5 votes. Nearly 40% of ballots were cast by mail, an unusually high percentage for that type of election.