Parker, Ross, Villalobos Win Mayoral Runoffs

Today (Saturday) was runoff Election Day for a number of local jurisdictions across the state. Dallas: Incumbents Carolyn King Arnold (55%-45%) and Adam Bazaldua (64%-36%) won their runoffs over Maxie Johnson and former council member Kevin Felder, respectively, but...

Bush Announces Primary Challenge of Paxton

As expected, Land Comm. George P. Bush (R) announced he would challenge Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton (R). At a campaign kickoff event in Austin, Bush called Paxton “a career politician” who has “brought way too much scandal and too little integrity to this office.” But a...

Local Incumbents Draw Challengers, Some Get Lots of Them

Friday was the deadline for candidates to file for the May 1 general election. Arlington: Eight people filed to succeed term-limited Mayor Jeff Williams including council member Marvin Sutton (D3) and former council member Michael Glaspie. To access this post you need...

Brownsville, Port Arthur Voters Elect New Mayors

Runoffs continued to be dangerous places for incumbents on Saturday as voters in a handful of local jurisdictions settled the last few races left undecided by the May 4 elections: In Brownsville, Trey Mendez won the open mayoral runoff, 59%-41%, over Charlie Cabler....

Candidate and Local Election News for May 8

HD45: San Marcos veterans nonprofit officer and unsuccessful 2018 Republican candidate Austin Talley announced he would challenge Rep. Erin Zwiener (D-Driftwood). Talley received 7% of the vote in the five-way Republican primary last year. HD47: Lakeway attorney Aaron...

Brief Election News for January 28

Special Elections: Tomorrow (Tuesday) is Election Day in HD79 and HD145. We will have live returns and analysis beginning at 7 p.m. CST at https://txelects.wpengine.com/live. Early voting began (Monday) for the HD125 special election to fill the unexpired term of...