Rangers to Lead Bonnen Inquiry and Brief News for August 12

House Speaker: Following an hourlong executive session, the House General Investigating Committee voted unanimously to request that the Texas Rangers conduct an inquiry into a June 12 meeting between Speaker Dennis Bonnen (R-Angleton), Rep. Dustin Burrows (R-Lubbock)...

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...

Endorsement News for October 23

PRES: Calling her the “least objectionable choice,” the Beaumont Enterprise endorsed Hillary Clinton. The Bryan-College Station Eagle “reluctantly” endorsed Clinton. The Galveston Daily News endosed Clinton, “which is the newspaper’s first endorsement of a Democratic...

House Open-seat Race 8-day-out Totals

State and legislative candidates were required to file 8-day-out campaign finance reports yesterday. Some of the full reports are now available online, so we will add color commentary to the summary totals where we can. In this post, we summarize the open-seat House...

Endorsement News for February 14

PRES: The Beaumont Enterprise endorsed Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton for their respective party’s primaries. SD1 open: The Tyler Morning Telegraph endorsed Red Brown. To access this post you need a TX Elects Subscription. SUBSCRIBE TODAY FOR IMMEDIATE ACCESS NEWS...

Endorsement News for February 4

SD1 open: The Texas Medical Assoc.’s TEXPAC endorsed Rep. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola). SD19: The San Antonio Express-News endorsed Sen. Carlos Uresti (D-San Antonio). To access this post you need a TX Elects Subscription. SUBSCRIBE TODAY FOR IMMEDIATE ACCESS NEWS &...