Just under two weeks remain in the filing period. At least 243 people have filed for state and legislative offices we track, and at least 88 have filed for Texas congressional seats. This is less than half of the candidates we have been tracking to date.

Most incumbents who have announced plans to seek re-election have filed. We rely on dozens of sources for filing confirmations, including the candidates themselves, local parties and the Secretary of State.

Incumbents who, as far as we can tell, have not yet filed for re-election include:

  • Congress – Ted Cruz, Joe Barton, Joaquin Castro and Louie Gohmert

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