Johnson Sworn In and Other Campaign News for May 19

Rep. Jarvis Johnson (D-Houston) was sworn in today at Houston City Hall. Mayor Sylvester Turner administered the oath of office with Johnson’s new colleague, Rep. Borris Miles (D-Houston), standing nearby. Johnson faces Kimberly Willis in Tuesday’s...

Campaign News as Early Voting Begins

Early voting begins Monday and runs through Friday for the primary runoff elections. Monday is the deadline for primary runoff candidates to file 8-day-out campaign finance reports – our first look into their fundraising efforts since late February. These reports...

Campaign News for May 11

SEN: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said he would seek re-election in 2018 and reactivated his federal Ted Cruz for Senate campaign committee. AG: The Ken Paxton campaign released a 4-minute video, “I’m Standing and Fighting,” in which Paxton denies the criminal charges against...

Campaign News for May 5

RRC open: The Gary Gates campaign announced the endorsements of Reps. Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston), Cindy Burkett (R-Sunnyvale), John Cyrier (R-Lockhart), Gilbert Pena (R-Pasadena), John Raney (R-College Station) and Ron Simmons (R-Lewisville). SD24 open: The Dawn...

Campaign News for April 17

SD24 open: Hamilton Co. Comm. Dickie Clary endorsed Dawn Buckingham. She came in fourth in Hamilton Co. with 17% in the primary. HD33 open: The Rockwall Co. Republican Men’s Club endorsed Justin Holland. According to Holland, he is the first recipient of a state-level...

Campaign News for April 13

TREPAC Endorsements: The Texas Assoc. of Realtors TREPAC announced its runoff endorsements: RRC open: Gary Gates SD1 open: Rep. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) SD24 open: Rep. Susan King (R-Abilene) HD5 open: Cole Hefner HD18 open: Ernest Bailes HD27: Rep. Ron Reynolds...

Campaign News for April 1

SD24 open: A temporary injunction against releasing records related to a 9-1-1 call to Rep. Susan King’s (R-Abilene) house in October will remain in place until after the general election, ruled District Judge Lora Livingston. King sued AG Ken Paxton, whose office...

RRC: Key Industry Association Endorses Christian

The Texas Oil & Gas Assoc. Good Government Committee PAC endorsed former Rep. Wayne Christian (R-Center) in the Republican runoff for Railroad Commissioner. Christian faces Richmond real estate investor Gary Gates. Subscribers can read the rest of this post....