Candidate, Endorsement and Early Voting News for October 30

Early voting concludes Friday for the November 5 constitutional amendment, general and special elections. Through yesterday (Tuesday), 475K people have voted early statewide, amounting to 3% of registered voters. Turnout exceeds 5% in 32 of the state’s 254 counties to...

Endorsement and Announcement News for September 17

HD16: Rep. Will Metcalf (R-Conroe) announced he would seek re-election to a fourth term. HD47: The Combined Law Enforcements Associations of Texas PAC will endorse Republican challenger Justin Berry, a police officer, over Rep. Vikki Goodwin (D-Austin) at an Austin...

Day After Filing Deadline News, Updates and Corrections

The filing deadline for a spot on the 2018 primary ballot has passed, but the candidate rosters are not yet finalized. The parties have until December 19 to submit their final certified candidate lists to the Secretary of State. Corrections We corrected three mistakes...

State and Local Election News for December 7

Filing for a place on the 2018 continues until 6 p.m. local time on Monday. So far, at least 377 candidates have filed for statewide, legislative and board of education offices, and at least 167 have filed to represent Texas in Congress. This means about 30% of all...

Election News for June 26

HD3: Rep. Cecil Bell Jr. (R-Magnolia) announced he would seek re-election. HD16: Rep. Will Metcalf (R-Conroe) announced he would seek re-election. CD1: Tyler nurse Shirley McKellar has filed paperwork re-designating her federal campaign account for a fourth...

AG Trial Update and Other Election News for April 12

AG: District Judge George Gallagher scheduled Attorney General Ken Paxton’s criminal securities fraud trial to begin in Harris Co. on September 12. Jury selection will begin the day before, and Gallagher expects the trial to conclude by September 22. HD16: A Nathan...