HD9: Marshall commercial lender and former council member Garrett Boersma established a campaign committee for a potential primary challenge of Rep. Chris Paddie (R-Marshall). Boersma was elected to the council in 2012 and re-elected in 2014. He did not seek re-election in 2016. Boersma has contributed more than $1K to Rep. Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler) and also contributed to former Rep. David Simpson (R-Longview) and then-Rep. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola). Meanwhile, Paddie announced he would seek re-election.

HD12: Waco law firm assistant Chris Miller established a campaign committee for a potential challenge of Rep. Kyle Kacal (R-College Station) as a Democrat.

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