30 Races Shift Toward Republicans in Our Final Ratings

Our final update to our 2022 race ratings shifts 30 races toward the Republicans and none toward the Democrats. Based on lagging turnout, especially in areas and among demographics key to Democratic successes in 2018 and on a significant Republican financial advantage...

State Officials, Legislators Raise $36M in 10 Days

Statewide and legislative elected officials and candidates on the ballot in 2022 raised $42.9M, almost all of which was raised in the last 10 days of June. Collectively, they reported having more than $175M on hand. Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R)...

RPT Chair West Resigns as Buckingham Eyes Land Office

Former one-term Florida congressman Allen West won’t complete the first half of his first term as chair of the Republican Party of Texas. He submitted his “irrevocable resignation” today (Friday), presumably to run for governor, Congress or another office. He will...

December 22 Update

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December 16 Update

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December 3 Update

A few things we wanted to share with you today: SD18 Special Election. Rep. Lois Kolkhorst reported raising an additional $37,800 in a “telegram report” filed December 2. Gary Gates amended his 8-day-out report to show $1.745 million in unitemized loans....

December 2 Update

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November 25 Update

A few things we wanted to share with you today: SD18 Special Election. Early voting begins tomorrow. Rep. Lois Kolkhorst received the endorsements of Gov. Rick Perry, CLEAT, the Texas Municipal Police Assoc. and her hometown paper, the Brenham Banner-Press. To access...