Early Voting Begins in Local Runoff Races

Early voting is underway in various local jurisdictions holding December 8 runoff elections including Arlington, Coppell, Denton, Duncanville, Frisco, Haltom City, Irving, Keller, Mansfield, Odessa and Palmview. Early voting begins on Wednesday in local jurisdictions...

Johnson, Nirenberg Triumph in Runoff Elections

Today (Saturday) was the first of several rounds of runoff elections for races not decided by the May 4 uniform election. Dallas: Rep. Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) defeated council member Scott Griggs, 56%-44%, to become the city’s next mayor. Griggs fared best in the Oak...

Early Voting Begins on Day After Easter

Early voting begins tomorrow (Monday) in most jurisdictionsfor the May 4 uniform election. HD67: Dallas resident Anthony Lo established a campaign committee for an undetermined state office, but an ActBlue page indicates it may be HD67, which is held by Rep. Jeff...

Candidate and Local Election News for April 8

CD7: The campaign of U.S. Rep. Lizzie Fletcher (D-Houston) announced she raised $515K during the first quarter and has nearly $550K on hand as of March 31. More than 70% of funds raised were from “Houston-area residents.” CD10: The campaign of Democratic challenger...

HD145 Turnout Breaks 1% and Other News for January 22

HD79 special: Through Saturday, the last day for which numbers are available, 1,193 people have voted early, amounting to 1.4% of registered voters. Early voting ends Friday. HD145 special: Through the first eight days of early voting including today (Tuesday), just...

Endorsement, Litigation and Candidate News for April 22

Early voting begins tomorrow (Monday) for the May 5 uniform and special elections. Redistricting: The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for the Texas redistricting case on Tuesday. GOV: The San Antonio Express-News endorsed Andrew White in the Democratic...

Election News for July 20

Special Session: Gov. Greg Abbott formally expanded the special session call to include the 19 items previously included in a draft supplemental call. The Dallas Morning News published an op-ed by Abbott on the subject. HD37: Rep. Rene Oliveira (D-Brownsville)...

Canon Seeks Rematch and Other Election News for May 18

Single-punch Elimination: The Senate gave final passage to House Bill 25 by Rep. Ron Simmons (R-Carrollton), sponsored by Sen. Kelly Hancock (R-North Richland Hills), to end the practice of single-punch, straight-ticket voting in the state. None of the chamber’s...