Campaign Announcements and News for September 27

HD54: At Billy Bob’s Burgers in Killeen, Salado veterinarian and former Killeen ISD trustee Brad Buckley announced he would challenge Rep. Scott Cosper (R-Killeen) in the Republican primary. We previously reported that Buckley had formed a campaign committee for the...

Campaign News for September 24

HD64: Sanger retired Marine Corps colonel and Republican precinct chair Mark Roy established a campaign committee for a potential primary challenge of Rep. Lynn Stucky (R-Sanger). CD11: Odessa school bus driver Eric Brandon Pfalzgraf established a campaign committee...

10 New Candidates Take Steps Toward 2018 Campaigns

GOV: Arlington resident Edward Lee Nash formed a campaign committee for a potential challenge of Gov. Greg Abbott (R). We were unable to determine his occupation and political affiliation definitively. HD10: Seven Points resident Matt Savino formed a campaign...

Legislative Challengers and Re-election News for June 27

HD2: Royse City financial services businessman and 2016 Republican primary candidate Bryan Slaton is asking for endorsements via social media for another race against Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Van), who won last year’s primary, 51%-49%. HD14: Bryan resident and Democratic...

Endorsement News for September 28

TLR Endorsements: The Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC announced its endorsements for the general election. All but one of the endorsed candidates are Republicans, and all but one of them running for statewide or legislative office have a Democratic opponent and are...

Primary Runoff Election Day Campaign News

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time across Texas tomorrow for the primary runoff election. Our live coverage will begin shortly after 7 p.m. RRC open: Former Rep. Wayne Christian (R-Center) reported receiving $2.5K from the Texas Home School Coalition PAC...

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...

Absentee Voters’ Influence May Have Implications in Races

Through three days of early voting, fewer than 1.5% of registered voters have cast ballots by mail or in person in the primary runoff election in the state’s 15 most populous counties. Republican runoff turnout through three days is 60% below 2012 and 54% below 2014....