Waco Presses for May 2 Election and Other News for March 25

Waco, Midway ISD and Waco ISD have told the McLennan Co. elections office they plan to go forward with holding their general elections on May 2. Elections Administrator Kathy Van Wolfe advised the jurisdictions to delay the election to November and that her office may...

Endorsements, Ads and Other News for February 13

Early voting for the March 6 primary election begins Tuesday. GOV: The campaign of Gov. Greg Abbott (R) released its first re-election ad focused on the Texas economy and business climate. LAND: The Dallas Morning News endorsed former Comm. Jerry Patterson (R) over...

Campaign News for January 17

January semiannual campaign finance reports were due for state officeholders and candidates on Tuesday. They cover contributions received and expenditures made during the second half of 2017. For most primary challengers and open-seat candidates, they are the first...

Local Election News for April 9

Amarillo: The Amarillo Police Officer’s Assoc. endorsed Ginger Nelson (Mayor open) and challenger Elaine Hays (P1), Freda Powell (P2 open) and Eddy Sauer (P3 open) for city council. For Place 1, the group previously endorsed Elisha Demerson, the current incumbent, in...

Local Election News for February 16

Tomorrow (Friday) is the deadline for candidates to file for most municipal and other local offices on the May 6 uniform election ballot. A few local jurisdictions have other deadlines. In general, candidates have one week to withdraw from their respective races after...

Election News for February 14

CD21: Democrat Thomas Wakely has filed a new statement of candidacy indicating he will once again challenge U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-San Antonio) in 2018. Wakely received 36% of the vote in 2016. Dallas Co.: Former District Judge John Creuzot announced he would...