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...

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...

Uresti Sentenced and Election News for June 26

Former Sen. Carlos Uresti (D-San Antonio) was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison and three years of probation, and he was ordered to pay $6.3M in restitution. Uresti resigned last week, triggering a July 31 special election to fill the remaining two-plus years of...