Deadlines and Legislation Coming Thursday

Thursday is the deadline to register or update your registration to vote in the May 1 general and special elections. Where required by ordinance, candidates on the May 1 ballot must file their 30-day-out campaign finance reports by Thursday. This requirement does not...

Endorsement and Legislation News for March 28

CD6 special: The State Republican Executive Committee endorsed Susan Wright on a 43-9 vote. This appears to be an uncommon practice. Texas Young Republicans also endorsed Wright. The Texas Farm Bureau AGFUND endorsed Rep. Jake Ellzey (R-Waxahachie). Election...

Ad, Endorsement and Other Brief News for St. Patrick’s Day

CD6 special: The Susan Wright (R) campaign released its first ad, “Bright Hope,” focusing on carrying on the legacy of her late husband, former U.S. Rep. Ron Wright (R-Arlington). The Brian Harrison (R) campaign released its second ad, “Bleed Business,” focusing on...

Abbott Presses Election Integrity as Approval Rating Slips

Gov. Greg Abbott (R) joined Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) and Rep. Briscoe Cain (R-Deer Park) at a press conference in Harris Co. to tout election integrity bills. “The integrity of elections in 2020 was questioned right here in Harris County with the mail-in...

Spiller Sworn in and Other Brief News for March 9

HD68 special: Rep. David Spiller (R-Jacksboro) was sworn in by Speaker Dade Phelan (R-Beaumont) during today’s (Tuesday’s) House session. Spiller won a special runoff election to fill the unexpired House term of Sen. Drew Springer (R-Muenster). Filing Deadline: Friday...

Granger, Price Endorse Wright and Other News for March 8

CD6 special: U.S. Rep. Kay Granger (R-Fort Worth) and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price endorsed Susan Wright, who released a list of an additional 49 endorsements. DMN/UT-T Poll: A slim majority of Texans approve the way Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is handling his job, and fewer...

CD6: Separation is Key for Runoff Hopefuls

Nearly two dozen candidates filed for the special election to succeed the late U.S. Rep. Ron Wright (R-Arlington) in a district that has become increasingly competitive in general elections over the past decade. President Trump carried the district by 3 points over...

23 File to Succeed Wright

Nearly two dozen candidates filed for the May 1 special election to fill the unexpired term of the late U.S. Rep. Ron Wright (R-Arlington) by today’s deadline. The field includes 11 Republicans, 10 Democrats, a Libertarian and an independent candidate. Our Crib Sheet...

Wright Releases Endorsements and Some Poetry News

CD6 special: The Susan Wright (R) campaign released a list of endorsements demonstrating a wide level of support among elected officials and Republican precinct chairs and activists. Endorsers include: David Cook (R-Mansfield), Stephanie Klick (R-Fort Worth), Matt...