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GOV: Twenty-two Democratic state representatives endorsed Lupe Valdez in the Democratic runoff. Of those, only Reps. Jessica Farrar (D-Houston) and Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) are from the Houston area, home of Andrew White. The list includes four Dallas Co. representatives: Roberto Alonzo, Rafael Anchia, Victoria Neave and Toni Rose.

SD6 (open): The campaign of Rep. Ana Hernandez (D-Houston) released a list of endorsements, including four Harris Co. colleagues: Reps. Garnet Coleman (D-Houston), Mary Ann Perez (D-Pasadena), Shawn Thierry (D-Houston) and Armando Walle (D-Houston). The endorsement list also includes former Harris Co. Sheriff Adrian Garcia (D) and several dozen current and former local elected officials. Hernandez and Rep. Carol Alvarado (D-Houston) have announced plans to seek the seat expected to be vacated by Sen. Sylvia Garcia (D-Houston), the likely successor to retiring U.S. Rep. Gene Green (D-Houston).

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