The deadline to file for a place on the 2018 continues is 6 p.m. local time tomorrow. Please see our Crib Sheets for candidates’ filing status.

As far as we can tell, only four incumbents have not yet filed for re-election: Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Barbara Hervey (R); Reps. Carol Alvarado (D-Houston) and Dawnna Dukes (D-Austin); and State Board of Education member Erika Beltran (D-Dallas). They may have already filed, but we have received any confirmation from the candidates or the parties.

Even after tomorrow’s deadline, it will be at least a week before candidate lists are finalized.

There are 37 federal offices, 13 statewide offices, 15 Senate seats, 150 House seats and 7 Board of Education seats on the ballot in 2018. So far, at least 192 candidates have filed for the federal offices and 430 have filed for these state offices. We are tracking an additional 79 federal candidates and 105 state candidates who have established campaign committees or announced their intention to run but not yet filed. History suggests dozens of new candidates will emerge at the deadline.

With one day – historically the most active day of filing – to go, we already know that Democratic filing activity, at least for the offices we track, is at or above recent historical levels.

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