Early voting has concluded in most jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 8 and continues in jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 15. Turnout in Dallas Co. inched about 6% with more than 50K ballots cast, nearly all in person. Today (Tuesday) was the highest voter total as just under 10K people voted in person. In San Antonio, just 20K fewer people have voted early in person (82K) for the runoff than voted in the May 4 election, including mail ballots and Election Day voters.
HD59: Stephenville business owner Cody Johnson and Stephenville attorney Shelby Slawson established campaign committees for potential challenges of Rep. J.D. Sheffield (R-Gatesville). We were unable to determine Johnson’s partisan affiliation conclusively. Slawson unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for Erath County Judge in 2018, losing to Alfonso Campos in a runoff, 55%-45%.
HD100: Dallas attorney Lorraine Birabil established a campaign committee for either a primary challenge of Rep. Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) or a potential special election for Johnson’s seat if he wins the Dallas mayoral runoff on Saturday.
HD114: Dallas higher education director Luisa Del Rosal announced she would challenge Rep. John Turner (D-Dallas) as a Republican.
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