Landgraf Staying Put and Other News for September 10

SD4: Porter oil and gas project manager Jay Stittleburg established a campaign committee for a potential challenge of Sen. Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) as a Democrat. Stittleburg ran unsuccessfully for Montgomery County Judge in 2018, losing to then-Rep. Mark Keough...

Election Headlines for August 20

We’ve had a long travel day, so we’re only posting some headlines today: Garnet Coleman (D-Houston) and James Talarico (D-Round Rock) announce they will seek re-election. Greg Abbott (R) endorses Rep. Brooks Landgraf (R-Odessa) for re-election as he considers running...

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 News for August 24

HD81: Rep. Brooks Landgraf (R-Odessa) announced he would seek re-election. Scorecard Released: Texans for Fiscal Responsibility/Empower Texans released its biennial scorecard, grading legislators’ votes on dozens of bills and amendments during the session. The 12...

Key House Race 8-day-out Totals, Part 2

State and legislative candidates were required to file 8-day-out campaign finance reports yesterday. The full reports are not yet available online, but we’re able to report summary totals for most candidates this morning. In this post, we summarize some of the hottest...

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 8

PRES: Texans for Fiscal Responsibility/Empower Texans and Texas Values Action endorsed Ted Cruz. RRC open: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram and San Antonio Express-News endorsed Gary Gates. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram endorsed former Rep. Lon Burnam (D-Fort Worth). To...

House Campaign Finance Update

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TLRPAC Report Indicates Investment in Munoz Challenger

Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC recently filed a campaign finance report triggered by its involvement in the HD118 special runoff election. It discloses nearly $200K in expenditures over the first 16 days of the year, including $20K to a House challenger. Among the...