GOV: The Andrew White campaign released a new ad focused on his personal efforts to help Houston-area victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Meanwhile, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins endorsed former Dallas Co. Sheriff Lupe Valdez.
AGRIC: The campaign of Comm. Sid Miller (R) released a new ad which it said is running across Texas. The ad attacks primary challenger Trey Blocker on sanctuary cities and features a father whose son was killed by an individual who was “hiding in a sanctuary city” and had been deported four times.
Please take a look at our newest campaign ad that will be appearing across Texas. My opponent, Trey Blocker, talks tough about sanctuary cities on the campaign trail but in reality, he works as a paid political advisor for liberal Democrats who worked to kill Governor Greg Abbott's Sanctuary Cities Ban. He has given the Democrat Party of Texas and liberal Democrats tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions–money they then used to fight Republican efforts to stop illegal alien crime. He even votes in Democrat primaries! Trey Blocker claims to be a conservative. He is anything but! He cannot be trusted and he is wrong for Texas!
Posted by Sid Miller on Friday, February 9, 2018
HD118: The San Antonio Express-News endorsed Rep. Tomas Uresti (D-San Antonio).
HD122: The San Antonio Express-News endorsed Rep. Lyle Larson (R-San Antonio).
CD2 open: The Houston Chronicle endorsed Todd Litton in the Democratic primary for the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Ted Poe (R-Humble).
Filing Deadline: Friday is the last day for candidates to file for local races on the May 5 uniform election ballot.
Mission: Council member Armando O’Caña filed to challenge Mayor Beto Salinas. O’Caña’s decision to run for mayor will require him to resign, triggering a special election. The council is expected to call a special election during its Monday meeting, likely to coincide with the May 5 uniform election.
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