Endorsement and Other Election News for April 13

Early voting for the May 1 general and special elections begins on April 19. The nonpartisan League of Women Voters has released Voters Guides for municipal and other local elections in many areas of Texas. Correction: In our most recent report, we erroneously...

Brief Election News for Bill Filing Deadline Eve

Tomorrow (Friday) is the last day a House of Senate bill or joint resolution may be filed without requesting permission from the respective chamber. CD5: Dallas attorney Charles Gearing established a campaign committee to challenge U.S. Rep. Lance Gooden (R-Terrell)...

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...

Brockhouse Launches Rematch Against Nirenberg

The filing period for the May 1 general election ballot ends on Friday. San Antonio: Former council member Greg Brockhouse kicked off his mayoral campaign, setting up a rematch against Mayor Ron Nirenberg, who narrowly defeated Brockhouse, 51%-49%, in the 2019 runoff....

Dueling Ads in SD30 and Other News for December 2

SD30 special: Associated Republicans of Texas PAC endorsed Rep. Drew Springer (R-Muenster). The Shelley Luther campaign released a new ad, “Drain the Swamp,” featuring her father accusing Springer of “lying about my daughter.” Last week, Springer’s campaign released...

Recent Election News for New Year’s Eve Eve

We have updated our Crib Sheets to remove Republican and Democratic candidates who did not file by the deadline. We have left in place a couple of candidates who are challenging administrative determinations that they are ineligible to seek the office for which they...

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...