SEN: North Richland Hills television executive Bruce Jacobson Jr. announced he would challenge U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R) in the primary. We previously reported that he was “prayerfully considering” the race.

CD2 open: Houston businessman David Balat filed in the Republican primary for the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Ted Poe (R-Humble). Balat had been a candidate in CD7 but switched to this race today.

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