Census Reveals a More Diverse, Unevenly Growing Texas

The U.S. Census Bureau released block-level data needed for redistricting today (Thursday). The state’s total population of 29.1M was previously announced with the congressional apportionment data. Today’s release includes far more detail and at a much more granular...

Brief Candidate Announcement News for September 29

HD60: Graford rancher Glenn Rogers, who announced his intent to run for the seat following Rep. Mike Lang’s (R-Granbury) announcement that he would seek county office, will remain in the Republican primary race despite Lang’s reversal that he will seek re-election...

Endorsements, Ads and Other News for October 19

Early Voting begins Monday for the November 6 general election and runs through November 2. GOV: The Corpus Christi Caller-Times endorsed Gov. Greg Abbott (R). LTGOV: The Corpus Christi Caller-Times endorsed Democratic challenger Mike Collier over Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick...

New Baselice Survey and Election News for July 5

Baselice Survey: Republican pollster Mike Baselice released a two-page memo summarizing key findings from his May 2018 Texas Voter Survey, which was conducted for Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC. Some notable data points: Greg Abbott (R) had the highest net favorability...

Special Election News for July 1

SD19 special: 30-day-out campaign finance reports are due tomorrow (Monday) from candidates running in the special election to fill the unexpired term of former Sen. Carlos Uresti (D-San Antonio). These reports will cover contributions received and expenditures made...

Cloud Wins CD27 Special Election Outright

Michael Cloud (R), a Victoria marketing businessman and former Victoria Co. Republican Party chair, won a nine-way special election outright with 55% of the vote. He will fill the unexpired term of former U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Corpus Christi), who resigned in...

CD27 Special Election

Special election to fill the unexpired term of former U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Corpus Christi). Filed under CD27.

CD27 Election is Saturday and Brief News for June 28

CD27 special: Saturday is Election Day across the 13 counties that comprise CD27. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT, and we will begin our live coverage shortly after polls close. Updates will be posted on our web site at https://txelects.wpengine.com/live/ and...