Early voting for the March 6 primary election begins Tuesday.

GOV: The campaign of Gov. Greg Abbott (R) released its first re-election ad focused on the Texas economy and business climate.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYZUOsteVv4

LAND: The Dallas Morning News endorsed former Comm. Jerry Patterson (R) over current Comm. George P. Bush (R) in the Republican primary and Miguel Suazo in the Democratic primary.

SD2: The Dallas Morning News endorsed Rep. Cindy Burkett (R-Sunnyvale) over Sen. Bob Hall (R-Edgewood).

SD8 open: The Phillip Huffines campaign released an ad attacking opponent Angela Paxton and her husband, Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton, for the change in their wealth since Ken Paxton was first elected to office.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nn5mpgYcOQs

Angela Paxton’s campaign released a video attacking Huffines for contributions he made to Democrats. We were unable to find an official link to it, but it is viewable in this tweet from the Texas Tribune’s Patrick Svitek.

SD17: Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC endorsed Sen. Joan Huffman (R-Houston).

Subscribers can read the rest of this report, which includes news about SD19, SD30, HD2, HD52, HD65, HD89, HD106, HD109, HD124, HD150, CD2, CD21, McLennan Co., Killeen and Odessa.

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