Brief Election News for Bill Filing Deadline Eve

Tomorrow (Friday) is the last day a House of Senate bill or joint resolution may be filed without requesting permission from the respective chamber. CD5: Dallas attorney Charles Gearing established a campaign committee to challenge U.S. Rep. Lance Gooden (R-Terrell)...

Filing and Endorsement News as Turkey Day Approaches

Filing for the 2020 primary elections and nominating conventions continues through December 9. We expect this holiday week to be a fairly quiet one, and many party offices will be closed beginning Wednesday. Our Crib Sheets have the latest information of who has...

Candidate and Endorsement News for October 18

HD52: Rep. James Talarico (D-Round Rock) announced he would seek re-election to a second term. HD99: Gov. Greg Abbott (R) endorsed Rep. Charlie Geren (R-Fort Worth) for re-election. HD108: Gov. Greg Abbott (R) endorsed Rep. Morgan Meyer (R-Dallas) for re-election....

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...

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...

Quick Takes on the Runoff Election

A few quick takes on tonight’s election results: Lupe Valdez defeated Andrew White, 53-47, to claim the Democratic nomination. The first Democratic gubernatorial runoff since 1990 failed to draw much buzz. Turnout was the lowest ever for a Democratic...

Election News for Runoff Eve

CD5 open: On the eve of the runoff, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R) endorsed Bunni Pounds over Rep. Lance Gooden (R-Terrell). Meanwhile, the Office of the Attorney General has asked Kaufman Co. officials to hold nearly 600 mail-in ballots until they can be inspected by...