Six New Challengers Establish Campaign Committees

HD87: Panhandle resident and Fritch city manager Drew Brassfield established a campaign committee for a potential primary challenge of Rep. Four Price (R-Amarillo). HD109: Glenn Heights resident Casey Littlejohn established a campaign committee for a potential...

Democrats Post Gains Across Much of Harris Co.

Harris Co. voters cast a record 472K straight-ticket Democratic votes in the general election, up 16% from 2012, while the number of straight-ticket Republican votes fell slightly from 2012. Democrats cut into Republicans’ advantage in all 11 state House districts won...

‘Late-train’ Money Flooding CD23, Little Else

With so many Texans voting early in general elections and a paucity of competitive races, the impact of “late-train” money in close campaigns is muted. As a result, we are seeing fewer, and smaller, infusions of cash and in-kind contributions during the campaigns’...

Key House Race 8-day-out Report Highlights

Eight-day-out campaign finance reports were due yesterday for state and legislative candidates (and some local candidates) with general election opponents. The reports cover contributions received and expenditures made between September 29 and October 29. From this...

Key House Race Campaign Finance Update

State and legislative candidates with general election opponents were required to file 30-day-out campaign finance reports on Tuesday. These reports cover all contributions received and expenditures made between July 1 and September 29, and they are a good barometer...

Endorsement News for October 3

PRES: The San Antonio Express-News, El Paso Times and Corpus Christi Caller-Times endorsed Hillary Clinton. HD23: The Houston Chronicle endorsed former Rep. Lloyd Criss (D-La Marque). HD70: The Dallas Morning News endorsed Rep. Scott Sanford (R-McKinney). HD115: The...

Initial Thoughts on July Campaign Finance Reports

Semiannual campaign finance reports were due Friday, covering either (1) the first six months of the year for candidates who had no primary opponent or (2) the period since the end of the 8-day-out reporting period of either the primary or primary runoff election (or...

Initial Thoughts on House Campaign Finance Reports

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