SD30: Sen. Drew Springer (R-Muenster) was sworn into office yesterday (Wednesday).

Early voting for the special election for his former House seat begins Monday.

Georgetown: Council member Kevin Pitts announced he would seek re-election to a second term.

Electoral College: Without comment, the U.S. Supreme Court denied another lawsuit filed by U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tyler) against Vice President Mike Pence seeking to prevent him from “invoking the dispute-resolution provisions of the Electoral Count Act.” Pence fulfilled his constitutional duties to preside over the joint session of Congress to count electoral votes yesterday (Wednesday).

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