LAND: Land Comm. George P. Bush announced he would seek re-election. He has at least one primary opponent in Alvord surveyor Davey Edwards, who announced in February. Edwards filed his campaign treasurer appointment prior to the 2014 general election and has raised about $7K as of the end of 2016.
HD29: Rep. Ed Thompson (R-Pearland) announced he would seek re-election.
HD65: Rep. Ron Simmons (R-Carrollton) announced he would seek re-election.
HD128: Rep. Briscoe Cain (R-Deer Park) announced he would seek re-election. He has at least one primary opponent in Baytown council member Terry Sain.
HD132: Rep. Mike Schofield (R-Katy) announced he would seek re-election.
See our 2018 Challengers page for all 165 challengers and open seat candidates who we confirm have taken a formal step toward running for state and federal office from Texas in 2018.
El Paso: The D8 special runoff election between Robert Cormell (42%) and Cissy Lizarraga (25%) will be July 15. Early voting will occur between June 28 and July 11. Former Rep. Dee Margo (R-El Paso) will be sworn in as mayor on June 27.
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