HD125 special: Tomorrow (Tuesday) is Election Day. Five candidates are seeking to succeed former Rep. and current Bexar Co. Comm. Justin Rodriguez (D-San Antonio). We’ll have live coverage at https://txelects.wpengine.com/live/ beginning at 7 p.m. CST.

Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R) endorsed Fred Rangel, the lone Republican in the five-candidate field.

Very little late-train money has entered the race. Former San Antonio council member Ray Lopez reported a $5K contribution from San Antonio attorney Mikal Watts in a daily report filed on Friday. The only other reportable contribution received by a candidate in the race since February 2 appears to be a $2.5K donation Rangel made to himself.

Secretary of State: Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R-Lake Travis), chair of the Senate Nominations Committee, said she did not anticipate there would be a vote on the nomination of Secretary of State David Whitley at the committee’s Thursday meeting. Whitley received a number of tough questions regarding his office’s handling of potential non-citizen registered voters during his confirmation hearing last week.

Houston: Businessman and former Kemah Mayor Bill King formally kicked off his mayoral campaign, setting up a rematch of the December 2015 runoff election he lost to Mayor Sylvester Turner, 51%-49%. Attorney Tony Buzbee is also in the race.

Katy: Former Police Chief Bill Hastings announced he would challenge Mayor Chuck Brawner.

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