Runoff Storylines We’ll Be Watching Tomorrow

The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time across the state as voters determine the final major-party nominees for the general election. Here are some of the storylines we will be watching as the evening unfolds: Looking for a Wave: Democrats are deciding...

State Runoff Candidates Raise $4.3M Since Primary

State candidates (and local candidates where required) on the May 22 primary runoff election ballot were required to file their runoff reports on Monday. Most of them became available online today. These reports disclose contributions received and expenditures made...

Endorsement and Election News for May 3

Saturday is Election Day. We will have live coverage of election results from the HD13 special election and other key local and special elections throughout the evening beginning at 7 p.m. CDT at txelects.com/live. GOV: The Dallas Morning News reiterated its...

Valdez, White to Debate and Other News for May 2

GOV: Democratic runoff candidates Lupe Valdez and Andrew White will reportedly debate May 11 in Austin. The debate will be organized by several Democratic groups, according to a press release issued by James Lee, Hispanic Caucus State Committeeman of the Texas...

Election News for April 25

Early voting continues for the May 5 uniform and special elections. HD13 special: Republicans Ben Leman and Jill Wolfskill engaged in a testy debate in Navasota earlier this week during which the candidates asked each other the questions. Leman opened by asking...

Election Timing and Endorsement News for April 19

SD6: Sen. Sylvia Garcia (D-Houston) may be planning to remain in her Senate seat until the general election. In a conversation livestreamed on the Texas Tribune’s web site, Garcia told Evan Smith, “I feel strongly that the voters must have the final say.” Garcia is...

Endorsement and Other Election News for April 10

HD4 open: Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC endorsed former Rep. Stuart Spitzer (R-Kaufman) over Keith Bell. HD13 open: Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC endorsed Ben Leman in the Republican runoff and special election over Jill Wolfskill. CD5 open: Vice President Mike Pence...

HD13 Campaign Finance and Endorsement News for April 8

HD13 special: The three candidates vying in the special for the unexpired term of former Rep. Leighton Schubert (R-Caldwell) filed 30-day-out reports late last week: Jill Wolfskill reported $56K in contributions, $21K in expenditures and has $47K on hand. Three donors...