Turnout Updates and More Late Endorsements for February 21

Early voting for the March 3 primary election continues through February 28. The early turnout numbers we report here are unofficial and subject to change. We noticed an increasing gap between the numbers a couple of counties have published to their websites and the...

AFL-CIO Issues Endorsements and Other News for January 26

Special Runoff Elections: Tuesday is Election Night for voters in HD28, HD100 and HD148. We will have live coverage beginning at 7 p.m. CST at txelects.com/live. COPE Endorsements: The Texas AFL-CIO COPE released its primary endorsements today (Sunday). Candidates...

Candidate and Early Voting News for November 26

Filing for the 2020 primary elections and nominating conventions continues through December 9. We expect this holiday week to be a fairly quiet one, and many party offices will be closed beginning tomorrow (Wednesday). SC7: Dallas attorney and District Judge Staci...

Brief Candidate News for August 29

SC7: Gov. Greg Abbott (R) endorsed Justice Jeff Boyd (R) for re-election. HD28 special: Katy intelligence and polygraph business owner Gary Hale filed for the seat being vacated by Rep. John Zerwas (R-Richmond) as a Republican. He joins Houston anesthesiologist Anna...

Highlights of State Campaign Finance Reports

Most of 2019’s early money went to the 2022 ballot. July semiannual campaign finance reports were due yesterday (Monday) for state officeholders and candidates, including legislators and those running against them, and generally became available online today...

Brief News and a Clarification for April 18

Early voting begins Monday for the May 4 uniform election. SC7: McAllen attorney Brandy Voss amended her campaign committee for a potential challenge of Justice Jeff Boyd (R), likely as a Democrat. HD47: Austin attorney Jenny Roan Forgey established a campaign...