Campaign and Election News for March 11

HD125 special: Tomorrow (Tuesday) is the special runoff election for the seat vacated by former Rep. and current Bexar Co. Comm. Justin Rodriguez (D). Republican Fred Rangel (38%) faces Democrat Ray Lopez (19%). The 18.6 percentage point gap between the runoff...

Brief Election News for January 28

Special Elections: Tomorrow (Tuesday) is Election Day in HD79 and HD145. We will have live returns and analysis beginning at 7 p.m. CST at https://txelects.wpengine.com/live. Early voting began (Monday) for the HD125 special election to fill the unexpired term of...

Democratic Challengers Lead Federal Fundraising Results

Pre-general campaign finance reports were due today (Thursday) from federal candidates for the general election. These reports include contributions received and expenditures made during the first 17 days of this month, a relatively short period that often produces...

Endorsement News and New Ads for September 20

GOV: The Dallas Co. Sheriff’s Assoc. endorsed Gov. Greg Abbott (R) over former Dallas Co. Sheriff Lupe Valdez (D). AGRIC: The Dallas Morning News endorsed challenger Kim Olson (D) over Comm. Sid Miller (R). SEN: An NBC News analysis of television and radio spending...

Early Voting, New Ads and Other News for September 12

SD10: The Dallas Morning News endorsed Democratic challenger Beverly Powell over Sen. Konni Burton (R-Colleyville). SD19 special: Through three days of early voting (out of five), 4,550 people have voted in person in Bexar Co. That figure excludes ballots by mail. A...

Six File as Write-ins and Other News for August 21

Six individuals filed applications and signatures with the Secretary of State for congressional and legislative offices. CD3 open: Jeff Simmons CD5: Phil Gray CD16 open: Sam Williams CD29 open: Johnathan Garza HD109 open: Casey Littlejohn HD138: Demetrius Walker Later...

Endorsement and Election News for May 3

Saturday is Election Day. We will have live coverage of election results from the HD13 special election and other key local and special elections throughout the evening beginning at 7 p.m. CDT at txelects.com/live. GOV: The Dallas Morning News reiterated its...

Endorsement and Campaign News for February 6

AGRIC: The Trey Blocker campaign released a new ad attacking Comm. Sid Miller for several publicized actions he has taken while in office. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4wG7RTAKaY The two engaged in a testy debate in Tyler this evening at an event sponsored by...

Election and Endorsement News for February 1

LTGOV: The Houston Chronicle’s Andrea Zelinski reported that Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s (R) campaign has purchased more than $1M in air time for advertising in the Houston TV market and $840K in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. Ads are scheduled to run during the Olympics,...