Election News for the Eve of the Legislative Session

The 87th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature convenes tomorrow (Tuesday) at noon. HD68 special: Early voting began today (Monday) for the January 23 special election to fill the unexpired House term of Sen. Drew Springer (R-Muenster). Redistricting: A Dept. of...

Springer Sworn in and Other Brief News for January 7

SD30: Sen. Drew Springer (R-Muenster) was sworn into office yesterday (Wednesday). I was thrilled to be able to attend the swearing in today of my friend and the newest Texas State Senator @DrewSpringer. We will miss your leadership in the House but thankfully you...

Late Money Fuels Springer, Luther Near the Finish Line

Saturday is runoff Election Day. Rep. Drew Springer (R-Muentser) faces Pilot Point salon owner Shelley Luther for the unexpired term of Sen. Pat Fallon (R-Prosper), who is resigning to serve in Congress. We will have live coverage beginning at 7 p.m. at...

Abbott Endorses Springer and Other News for December 1

SD30 special: Gov. Greg Abbott (R) endorsed Rep. Drew Springer (R-Muenster) over salon owner Shelley Luther. Decatur farmer Andy Hopper, who finished sixth in the special election with 4% of the vote, endorsed Luther. He was previously supporting Springer, but changed...

Early Voting Begins in Local Runoff Races

Early voting is underway in various local jurisdictions holding December 8 runoff elections including Arlington, Coppell, Denton, Duncanville, Frisco, Haltom City, Irving, Keller, Mansfield, Odessa and Palmview. Early voting begins on Wednesday in local jurisdictions...

Outlook for the Presidential Race in Texas

Two fundamental questions will be answered Tuesday, or shortly thereafter: Will Joe Biden become the first Democratic presidential nominee to carry Texas since 1976 and the first Democrat running statewide to win since 1994? Will Democrats capture the net nine seats...

Record-smashing Early Voting Sets Stage for Tuesday

Early voting for the November 3 general election has concluded in Texas. At least 9M Texans voted early through yesterday (Thursday) with an uptick in turnout expected on the final day. Coming into today (Friday), 53.3% of registered voters had already cast ballots....