Large Field Expected for HD100 and Other News for June 10

HD100 open: The Dallas Morning News’s Gromer Jeffers Jr. reported that “at least 11 people have expressed interest or have been mentioned as possible candidates” to succeed Rep. Eric Johnson (D-Dallas), who won the mayoral runoff on Saturday. Dallas attorney Lorraine...

Early Voting Up in SD19 and Other News for September 13

SD19 special: Early voting concludes tomorrow (Friday) for Tuesday’s special runoff election between Pleasanton retired game warden Pete Flores (R) and former Rep. and U.S. Rep. Pete Gallego (D-Alpine). Early voting turnout from several of the district’s largest...

Election News on the Eve of Early Voting

Early voting for the March 6 primary election begins tomorrow. Poll Numbers A new UT/Texas Tribune poll suggests statewide incumbents have significant leads over their primary rivals, but voters remain fairly divided about their job performance: To access this post...

Election News for July 9

AG: In a statement, the Ken Paxton campaign said it raised “well over $1 million in political contributions” during the final dozen days of June and has nearly $5.3M on hand. At this point in 2013, Paxton raised $279K following the end of the legislative session and...

Election News for May 23

CCA: San Antonio attorney Jay Brandon reinitiated his state judicial campaign committee for a potential race for the Court of Criminal Appeals, but his campaign treasurer appointment did not specify which seat he may be seeking. Brandon ran unsuccessfully for the...

Alcala Announces Retirement

Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Elsa Alcala announced on Twitter that she would not seek re-election in 2018. In an accompanying statement, Alcala said the need to run statewide in a partisan election was her “primary reason” for retiring. “Although I have been...