Independents Certified and Other News for June 27

The Secretary of State has certified eight independent candidates for the November general election ballot. All but one of the certified candidates are seeking congressional seats: Scott Cubbler of Houston for CD2 Benjamin Hernandez of Houston for CD9 Kesha Rogers of...

SD19, Independent Candidate Filing Update

SD19 special: Pleasanton retired game warden Pete Flores and San Antonio real estate agent Carlos Antonio Raymond filed as Republicans for the special election to fill the remaining two-plus years of former Sen. Carlos Uresti’s (D-San Antonio) term. Flores received...

O’Rourke Sets Record and Other News for April 3

Thursday is the deadline to register to vote in order to participate in the May 5 uniform and special elections. U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke SEN: The campaign of U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso) said he raised more than $6.7M from 141K individual contributors...

CD16: Chavez, 2 Others Allege Election Was Stolen

Three unsuccessful Democratic candidates running to succeed U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso) have sued former El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar, who won the primary outright, and the chief election administrator, accusing them of election fraud. Former Rep....

Primary Election Toplines

It’s after 2 a.m., and another primary election is now in the record books, or will be when those last 97 boxes are counted. We wanted to highlight a few facts and observations about the election tonight. We will go into more detail in the coming days. For now,...

2018 Primary Storylines

Tomorrow is Primary Election Day, the earliest mid-term primary election in the Nation. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CST in every county except El Paso and Hudspeth Cos., which are located in the Mountain Time Zone. We will begin our live coverage of...

Highlights of Congressional Pre-primary Reports

Pre-primary reports were due today for federal candidates on the March 6 primary ballot. These reports include contributions received and expenditures made between January 1 and February 14. Many of the reports themselves, and some of the totals, are not yet...

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: GOV (R): Gov. Greg...

Endorsement and Other Election News for February 14

Early voting for the March 6 primary election begins Tuesday. Texas AFT COPE Endorsements: The Texas American Federation of Teachers PAC released its list of primary endorsements, which included two challengers of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R). The union endorsed...