Updated: Former Rep. Steve Toth (R-The Woodlands) announces bid for the seat.

Two-term Rep. Mark Keough (R-The Woodlands) announced he would run for Montgomery County Judge, forgoing re-election to the House. “The last two legislative sessions have impressed upon me the critical role county governance plays in the lives of Texas families,” Keough said in a statement. “It has also made me reconsider where I have the best opportunity to serve our area.”

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