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SD14 special: The campaign of Rep. Eddie Rodriguez (D-Austin) released a new ad featuring his children describing some of the policies he “fought” for in the House.

HD26 open: Leonard Chan, who finished third in the Republican primary with 10% of the vote, endorsed Matt Morgan in the Republican runoff over Jacey Jetton.

CD4 open: Sen. Jane Nelson (R-Flower Mound) is expected to endorse Rockwall council member Trace Johannesen to replace former U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Heath) as the party’s nominee for the general election.

CD10: Rep. Erin Zwiener (D-Driftwood) and U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-El Paso) endorsed Mike Siegel in the Democratic runoff over Pritesh Gandhi.

CD13 open: Club for Growth PAC released a new ad, “Hero,” supporting Ronny Jackson in the Republican runoff against Josh Winegarner touting President Trump’s endorsement.

PRES: Former San Antonio Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro endorsed Joe Biden and agreed to advise him on police reform policies.

RNC Convention: North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) declined to preauthorize a gathering of at least 19,000 people to accommodate the Republican national convention. In a statement, the party said it would still conduct much of the convention’s official business – including the re-nomination of President Trump – in Charlotte but would look to hold larger gatherings in other states. James Dickey, chair of the Republican Party of Texas, tweeted, “We’d be happy to make it work in Texas.”

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