Early voting concludes tomorrow in jurisdictions holding June 10 runoff elections and continues in jurisdictions holding June 17 runoff elections.
SD10: Burleson real estate developer and Burleson ISD trustee Beverly Powell has established an ActBlue fundraising page for a potential challenge to Sen. Konni Burton (R-Colleyville). She was first elected to the school board in 2007.
HD99: The Texas Tribune’s Patrick Svitek tweeted that Rep. Charlie Geren (R-Fort Worth) “plans to seek re-election” while his 2016 primary opponent, Fort Worth businessman Bo French, “says he likely won’t run again.” Geren defeated French, 58%-42%, in one of the state’s most expensive primary races. The candidates combined raised and spent more than $1.6M. French’s Facebook page has been sporadically critical of Geren over the last few months.
ED7: State Board of Education member David Bradley (R-Beaumont) announced he would not seek re-election. Friendswood ISD board member Matt Robinson, who filed paperwork establishing his campaign committee in March, announced his candidacy and Bradley’s endorsement. Bradley was first elected to the board in 1996.
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