SD19: Rep. Roland Gutierrez (D-San Antonio) will hold “an important announcement on his plans for working together with the communities of Senate District 19 on moving forward” on March 10 in San Antonio. Gutierrez is unopposed for re-election to HD119.

Rep. Roland Gutierrez

Rep. Roland
Gutierrez

Sen. Carlos Uresti

Sen. Carlos
Uresti

Earlier this month, Sen. Carlos Uresti (D-San Antonio) was convicted on 11 felony counts including wire fraud, securities fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering in connection with a bankrupt frac-sand company and its executives. Uresti said he would appeal and has no plans to resign, despite calls for him to do so from the Senate Democratic Caucus and Gutierrez.

Early voting concludes tomorrow. As of Wednesday, the ninth day of the early voting period, turnout in the 15 counties with the most registered voters reached 6%.

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