Lang Changes His Mind and Other News for September 27

Rep. Mike Lang (R-Granbury) will seek re-election after all, making the announcement just two days after announcing he would run for county office. The two-term representative and chair of the House Freedom Caucus had previously announced plans for re-election and...

Fields Set for Trio of Legislative Special Elections

Today (Wednesday) was the deadline for candidates to file for the HD28, HD100 and HD148 special elections, which will coincide with the November 5 constitutional amendment election. Seven candidates filed to run for HD28, the seat being vacated by Rep. John Zerwas...

Labor Day Weekend Election News

Filing Deadline: Wednesday is the deadline for candidates to file for the HD28, HD100 and HD148 special elections. Entering this weekend, there were seven, two and seven candidates filed for those races, respectively. See our Crib Sheets for the latest filed and...

Brief Candidate News for August 29

SC7: Gov. Greg Abbott (R) endorsed Justice Jeff Boyd (R) for re-election. HD28 special: Katy intelligence and polygraph business owner Gary Hale filed for the seat being vacated by Rep. John Zerwas (R-Richmond) as a Republican. He joins Houston anesthesiologist Anna...

Special Election Filing and Candidate News for August 27

HD14: Rep. John Raney (R-Bryan) announced he would seek re-election to a fifth term. HD28 special: Four candidates have filed so far for the November 5 special election to fill the unexpired term of Rep. John Zerwas (R-Richmond), who is resigning effective September...

Brief Election News for August 18

Filing Deadline: Tomorrow (Monday) is the deadline for candidates to file for a spot on the November 5 general election ballot. Special election candidates have later deadlines. HD28 special: Houston anesthesiologist Anna Allred established a campaign committee for a...

Hurd Announces Retirement and Other News for August 1

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-San Antonio) announced he would not seek re-election, becoming the third Republican member of Congress from Texas to do so. U.S. Rep.Will Hurd “I have made the decision to not seek re-election for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas in...