SCOTUS Agrees to Hear Potentially Landmark Election Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a North Carolina case questioning whether state courts have the power to nullify legislative actions to regulate federal elections or draw congressional districts. Put another way, the case ponders whether a legislature can...

Frazier Indicted on Two Felony Charges

Frederick Frazier, the Republican nominee for HD61 open (Likely R), has been indicted by a Collin Co. grand jury on two felony counts of impersonating a public servant. He was placed on administrative leave by the Dallas police department. The charges arose from a...

Filing Period Enters Home Stretch

Filing for partisan nomination or an independent candidacy for the 2022 general election continues through December 13. GOV (Likely R): The campaign of former Sen. Don Huffines (R-Dallas) released a new ad highlighting his conservative credentials....

Congressional Redistricting Heads to Conference Committee

The House approved an amended Senate Bill 6 by Sen. Joan Huffman (R-Houston), on a nearly party-line, 79-56 vote yesterday (Saturday). Reps. Harold Dutton (D-Houston), Ryan Guillen (D-Rio Grande City) and Oscar Longoria (D-Mission) voted with Republicans for final...

House, Senate Redistricting Plans Head to Abbott’s Desk

The Senate passed House Bill 1 by Rep. Todd Hunter (R-Corpus Christi), the House’s redistricting plan for itself, with no amendments or discussion, which is traditional for passing the other chamber’s plan for itself. The House passed Senate Bill 4 by Sen. Joan...

Candidate and Redistricting News for October 14

HD37 open: San Benito licensed professional counselor and San Benito CISD board member Janie Lopez announced she would run as a Republican for what would be open HD37 as it is drawn in the plan approved by the House. HD38: Brownsville attorney Erin Gamez announced she...