Brief Election News for June 24

Early voting concludes tomorrow (Tuesday) in the handful of jurisdictions holding runoff elections on Saturday. Voters in South Padre Island will elect a new mayor, and Tyler voters will settle the D3 council race between nurse Shirley McKellar, who has lost three...

New Candidates and Other News for June 23

HD41: Mission physician John R. Guerra established a campaign committee for a potential challenge of Rep. Bobby Guerra (D-Mission), likely as a Republican. John Guerra unsuccessfully ran for Mission city council P4 in 2018 (22%) and mayor of Mission in 2014 (20%)....

Johnson Takes Oath in Dallas and Other News for June 17

Correction: We mischaracterized a Wichita Falls ISD election in two recent reports. It was a tax ratification election, not a bond election. We relied on several local news reports that referred to it as a bond election. Since we were more interested in the nature of...

Another Round of Runoffs and Other News for June 14

Early voting continues in jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 22. We will have live coverage of Saturday’s runoff elections beginning at 7 p.m. CDT. We will focus primarily on: Abilene – P5 runoff between incumbent Kyle McAlister and challenger Cory...

Candidate and Legislation News for June 11

Early voting ended today (Tuesday) in most jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 15 and continued in jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 22. In Abilene, just under 4K people voted early in the P5 runoff between incumbent Kyle McAlister and...

Large Field Expected for HD100 and Other News for June 10

HD100 open: The Dallas Morning News’s Gromer Jeffers Jr. reported that “at least 11 people have expressed interest or have been mentioned as possible candidates” to succeed Rep. Eric Johnson (D-Dallas), who won the mayoral runoff on Saturday. Dallas attorney Lorraine...

Sheffield Draws 2 Challengers and Other News for June 4

Early voting has concluded in most jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 8 and continues in jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 15. Turnout in Dallas Co. inched about 6% with more than 50K ballots cast, nearly all in person. Today (Tuesday) was the...

Brief Election News for May 30

Early voting continues in jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 8. Early voting begins Monday in most jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 15. Through today (Thursday), the third day of early voting, nearly 2.2% of registered voters in Dallas Co....

Early Voting Begins and Other News for May 28

Early voting began today (Tuesday) in most jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 8. Turnout today (including mail ballots) in Dallas Co. was 0.9% of eligible registered voters, which includes all of Dallas and portions of Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Grand Prairie,...