Endorsements Show the Love on Valentine’s Day (Eve)

Early voting for the March 3 primary election begins Tuesday. Federal candidates’ pre-primary reports are due on February 20, and state candidates’ 8-day-out reports are due February 24. Tomorrow (Friday) is the deadline for candidates to file for local offices on the...

Biden Doubles Up Rivals and Other News for February 2

Joe Biden has twice the support as any other Democratic candidate in Texas but would still narrowly lose the state to President Trump, according to a new Dallas Morning News/Univ. of Texas-Tyler poll. Biden is the first choice of 38% of respondents “who identify as...

We’ve Moved and Election News for October 27

Friends and supporters, we have relocated our website to WPEngine. We expect this transition will be seamless and invisible, but we are also aware that some issues may happen during this transition. If you have any issues logging in to our site, or if you didn’t...

Highlights of State Campaign Finance Reports

Most of 2019’s early money went to the 2022 ballot. July semiannual campaign finance reports were due yesterday (Monday) for state officeholders and candidates, including legislators and those running against them, and generally became available online today...

Campaign Finance Report Highlights, HDs 51-150

HD52: Rep. Larry Gonzales (R-Round Rock) reported having $256K on hand as of June 30, and he raised just under $15K during the last 12 days of June. Potential primary opponent Jeremy Story raised less than $1K. HD59: Rep. J.D. Sheffield (R-Gatesville) reported having...

New Challengers and Other Election News for February 16

SD2: Kendall Scudder, community services manager for a Dallas affordable housing organization, formally announced he would challenge Sen. Bob Hall (R-Edgewood) as a Democrat. We previously reported Scudder’s filing of campaign treasurer paperwork with the Texas Ethics...