Early voting continues through Friday for the HD10 special runoff and HD118 special elections. In Ellis Co., just over 1K people voted early in HD10 today (Tuesday), bringing the two-day total to nearly 2K. In Bexar Co., early turnout in HD118 remains below 1K votes cast.
Candidates’ 8-day-out campaign finance reports were due yesterday (Monday) and available online today.
HD10 special: Former U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services official Brian Harrison (R) narrowly out-raised former Rep. John Wray (R-Waxahachie), $97K to $95K, but was outspent by the former legislator, $147K to $24K. Harrison holds an $81K to $61K advantage in cash on hand with one week to go before the election.
Harrison’s biggest contributors for the period were Texas Right to Life PAC ($20K), Rep. Mayes Middleton (R-Wallisville) ($10K), Ovilla retiree Ed Harrison ($7K), Austin retiree Stacy Hock ($5K) and Austin tech executive Joe Lonsdale ($5K).
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