Incumbents Generally Ahead in 30-day-out Reports

State candidates with primary opponents were required to file 30-day-out campaign finance reports on Monday. These are normally accessible online early the next morning, but today they were not available until late afternoon. We are in the process of going through the...

At Least 8 House Incumbents Trail Primary Challengers

January semiannual reports were due for state officeholders and candidates on Tuesday. They cover contributions received and expenditures made during the second half of 2017. For most primary challengers and open-seat candidates, they are the first window into their...

Candidate and Endorsement News for October 31

Early Voting continues for the November 7 general and constitutional amendment election through November 3. Sen. BryanHughes CD5 open: Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) is considering running for the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Dallas). Because...