Endorsement News for October 16

Early voting in person begins one week from tomorrow (Monday, October 24). SC: The Houston Chronicle endorsed incumbent Justices Debra Lehrmann (SC3) and Eva Guzman (SC9) and challenger Dori Contreras Garza (SC5). To access this post you need a TX Elects Subscription....

Dark Money, Endorsements and Ads for October 13

Dark Money: By a unanimous vote, the Texas Ethics Commission dismissed complaints against Texans for Fiscal Responsibility/Empower Texans’ Michael Quinn Sullivan. The earliest complaints were filed in 2012 by Rep. Jim Keffer (R-Eastland) and former Rep. Vicki Truitt...

Record Registrations and Campaign News for September 21

Voter Registration: More than 14.8 million voters are registered in Texas, up about 600K since March and around 1.2 million since the 2012 presidential election. It is the highest number of registered voters in state history, and the Secretary of State believes that...

Campaign News for September 6

PRES: In an editorial that begins by pondering what it means to be a Republican, the Dallas Morning News declared Donald Trump “not qualified to serve as president” and undeserving of “your vote.” The paper has endorsed every Republican presidential candidate since...

Statewide Race 8-day-out Totals

State and legislative candidates were required to file 8-day-out campaign finance reports yesterday. The full reports are not yet available online, but we’re able to report summary totals for most candidates this morning. In this post, we summarize some of the...

Endorsement News for February 16

PRES: Sen. Joan Huffman (R-Houston) endorsed U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, becoming at least the 12th Republican member of the Senate to do so. Young Conservatives of Texas also endorsed Cruz. RRC: On Facebook, Sen. Charles Perry (R-Lubbock) recommended former Rep. Wayne...

Endorsement News for February 12

PRES: Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) will endorse Hillary Clinton at her Dallas field office’s grand opening on Saturday. The Dallas Morning News endorsed John Kasich and Clinton for their respective party’s nominations. The San Antonio Express-News endorsed Jeb Bush...

Endorsement News for February 11

RRC open: Former Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) endorsed former Rep. Lon Burnam (D-Fort Worth). SC: The San Antonio Express-News endorsed incumbents Debra Lehrmann (SC3), Paul Green (SC5) and Eva Guzman (SC9). To access this post you need a TX Elects Subscription....