Friday is the deadline for candidates to file for offices on the May 1 general election ballot.

HD68 special: The Texas Assoc. of Realtors TREPAC endorsed David Spiller.

NRCC Targets: The National Republican Campaign Committee released a list of about four dozen Democrat-held seats it would target in 2022, including five from Texas:

  • CD7 – won by U.S. Rep. Lizzie Fletcher (D-Houston), 51%-47%
  • CD15 – won by U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-McAllen), 51%-48%
  • CD28 – won by U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo), 54%-44%
  • CD32 – won by U.S. Rep. Colin Allred (D-Dallas), 52%-46%; and
  • CD34 – won by U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville), 55%-42%.

The campaign committee targeted Fletcher for 2020 but ultimately diverted planned ad spending to other Texas districts.

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