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. Beaumont: Five candidates...

Johnson, Nirenberg Triumph in Runoff Elections

Today (Saturday) was the first of several rounds of runoff elections for races not decided by the May 4 uniform election. Dallas: Rep. Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) defeated council member Scott Griggs, 56%-44%, to become the city’s next mayor. Griggs fared best in the Oak...

Election News for Memorial Day Weekend

Early voting begins Tuesday in most jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 8. The 86th Legislature adjourns sine die tomorrow (Monday). LTGOV: Addressing the continued rumors that he may join the Trump Administration, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said he will seek...

Re-dos, Runoffs and Other News for December 13

HD145 open: Libertarian Clayton Hunt, who received 10% of the vote in the general election against Rep. Carol Alvarado (D-Houston), established a CrowdPAC page for the race. Hays Co.: Jimmy Alan Hall, the Democratic nominee for county commissioner P3 has sued to...

Endorsement and Other Election News for April 10

HD4 open: Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC endorsed former Rep. Stuart Spitzer (R-Kaufman) over Keith Bell. HD13 open: Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC endorsed Ben Leman in the Republican runoff and special election over Jill Wolfskill. CD5 open: Vice President Mike Pence...