State Candidate Filing News for December 6

Filing for a place on the 2018 continues until 6 p.m. local time on Monday. Please see our Crib Sheets for candidates’ filing status. HD4 open: Gun Barrel City resident Earl Brunner established a campaign committee for a potential run for the seat being vacated by...

Election and Candidate News for October 11

HD6: Former Rep. Ted Kamel (R-Tyler) has re-established his campaign committee, which has not been active since 1998, for a potential challenge of Rep. Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler). Kamel served four terms before losing the 1998 Republican primary to Leo Berman (R-Tyler),...

Election News for July 26

Special Session: A bill intended to prevent mail-in ballot fraud was passed by the Senate, 21-10. Senate Bill 5 by Sen. Kelly Hancock (R-North Richland Hills) would increase penalties for voter fraud committed via mail-in ballots, particularly for individuals...