The filing deadline for a spot on the 2018 primary ballot has passed, but the candidate rosters are not yet finalized. The parties have until tomorrow to submit their final certified candidate lists to the Secretary of State.

CD27 open: Federal Magistrate Judge Andrew Austin has scheduled a hearing tomorrow morning for the lawsuit seeking to remove U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold’s (R-Corpus Christi) name from the Republican primary ballot. Farenthold’s withdrawal occurred after the statutory deadline to remove his name but before the administrative deadline for the Republican Party to submit its certified list of candidates.

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