Federal Candidate News for December 6

CD2 open: Houston attorney amd former surgeon Jon Spiers filed in the Republican primary to run for the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Ted Poe (R-Humble), becoming the seventh Republican to do so. CD6 open: Mel Hassell and Troy Ratterree filed in the Republican...

Candidate and Election News for December 1

Filing for a place on the 2018 continues until 6 p.m. local time on December 11. Please see our Crib Sheets for candidates’ filing status. AGRIC: Spring resident Richard Carpenter established a campaign committee for a potential challenge of Comm. Sid Miller (R)...

Candidate Filing and Endorsement News for November 21

Filing for a place on the 2018 continues until 6 p.m. local time on December 11. Please see our Crib Sheets for candidates’ filing status. Many party offices have limited hours, or are closed entirely, for the Thanksgiving weekend. GOV: Houston council member Dwight...

Election News for November 15

Filing for a place on the 2018 continues until 6 p.m. local time on December 11. Please see our Crib Sheets for candidates’ filing status. SD8 open: Concerned Women for America’s Legislative Action Committee and the Collin Co. Deputies Assoc. endorsed Angela Paxton....

Congressional Candidate News for November 14

CD2 open: Kingwood property management executive Rick Walker established a campaign committee for a possible race for the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Ted Poe (R-Humble) as a Republican. Meanwhile, Waverly, N.Y., caterer Mike Palmer established a campaign committee...

CD29: Garcia, Walle Announce Congressional Bids

Note: This report has been updated since we sent our Breaking News alert. Sen. Sylvia Garcia (D-Houston) and Rep. Armando Walle (D-Houston) announced they would seek the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Gene Green (D-Houston). Garcia is not up for re-election in 2018,...

Five New Democratic Challengers Emerge

HD45: Driftwood resident Elizabeth Bryant filed paperwork to form a campaign account for a potential challenge to Rep. Jason Isaac (R-Dripping Springs). Her personal Twitter stream suggests she would run as a Democrat. SEN: Denton architect Roman McAllen and Mansfield...