HD5 open: Texas Alliance for Life PAC endorsed Philip Hayes.
HD17: Texas Alliance for Life PAC endorsed Rep. John Cyrier (R-Lockhart).
HD77 open: The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Assoc. endorsed Adolfo Lopez.
HD92: The Texas Municipal Police Assoc. endorsed challenger Scott Fisher. The group endorsed Rep. Jonathan Stickland’s (R-Bedford) primary challenger in 2014.
HD116 open: The San Antonio Express-News endorsed Martin Golando.
HD118: The San Antonio Express-News endorsed Gabe Farias in the Democratic primary. The paper previously endorsed Farias for the special election. When he did not make the runoff, the paper endorsed John Lujan over Tomas Uresti, who is Farias’ current primary opponent. Later, Anthony Alcoser, who finished 5th in the special election, tweeted that the paper “endorsed the right man for the job. Happy to support my friend @gabefarias.”
HD120 open: The San Antonio Express-News endorsed Byron Miller.
HD124: The San Antonio Express-News endorsed Rep. Ina Minjarez (D-San Antonio).
HD128: Texas Alliance for Life PAC endorsed Rep. Wayne Smith (R-Baytown).
HD130 open: Texas Values Action PAC and United Republicans of Harris Co. endorsed Tom Oliverson.
HD134: The Texas Oil & Gas Assoc. PAC endorsed Rep. Sarah Davis (R-Houston).
HD139 open: The Houston Chronicle endorsed Kimberly Willis.
We try to report only new endorsements. However, we are entering a time when campaigns tout endorsements they’ve already received, so we may inadvertently report them as new ones.