Local Incumbents Draw Challengers, Some Get Lots of Them

Friday was the deadline for candidates to file for the May 1 general election. Arlington: Eight people filed to succeed term-limited Mayor Jeff Williams including council member Marvin Sutton (D3) and former council member Michael Glaspie. Beaumont: Five candidates...

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...