Election News for June 26

HD3: Rep. Cecil Bell Jr. (R-Magnolia) announced he would seek re-election. HD16: Rep. Will Metcalf (R-Conroe) announced he would seek re-election. CD1: Tyler nurse Shirley McKellar has filed paperwork re-designating her federal campaign account for a fourth...

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...

By the Numbers: Congressional War Chests

7 Number of Texas U.S. representatives who exit the 2015-16 federal election cycle with more than $1M cash on hand. Post-general campaign finance reports were due late last week for federal candidates on the general election ballot. Seven of the state’s 36 incumbents...