Texas Avoids ‘Bail In’ and Other News for July 24

A panel of federal judges overseeing the long-running litigation over the state’s legislative and congressional districts has denied plaintiffs’ motions to put Texas back under a federal preclearance regime before making changes to districts or election laws....

Candidate and Campaign Cash News for July 8

HD21: Rep. Dade Phelan (R-Port Neches) announced he would seek re-election to a fourth term. HD29: Rep. Ed Thompson (R-Pearland) announced he would seek re-election to a fifth term. To access this post you need a TX Elects Subscription. SUBSCRIBE TODAY FOR IMMEDIATE...

Large Field Expected for HD100 and Other News for June 10

HD100 open: The Dallas Morning News’s Gromer Jeffers Jr. reported that “at least 11 people have expressed interest or have been mentioned as possible candidates” to succeed Rep. Eric Johnson (D-Dallas), who won the mayoral runoff on Saturday. Dallas attorney Lorraine...

Election News for January 29

AGRIC: The Texas State Rifle Assoc., Texas Exotic Wildlife Assoc. and Texas Thoroughbred Assoc. endorsed Comm. Sid Miller, according to the campaign.  The Texas Retailers Assoc. PAC endorsed challenger Trey Blocker. HD98: In an unusual move, political consultant Luke...

Election News for October 8

Registration Deadline: Tuesday is the last day to register for the November 7 general and constitutional amendment election. LTGOV: Rockwall public relations executive and former council member Scott Milder established a campaign committee for a potential primary...