Non-primary Voters Heavily Backed Flores Over Sanchez

U.S. Rep.-elect Mayra Flores (R-Los Indios) received more than 70% of the vote from non-primary voters, while Democrat Dan Sanchez received less than 25%, according to our analysis of CD34 special election voting rosters. We estimate Flores’s margin among non-primary...

It’s Special Election Day in CD34

Polls are open until 7 p.m. CT today (Tues.) for the CD34 special election (Lean R). Our live coverage will begin at that time on the website and our Twitter feed. The winner will serve the remainder of former U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela’s (D-Brownsville) unexpired term....

Recounts to Begin Next Week in CD15, CD28 Runoffs

Early voting for the June 14 special election for CD34 (Lean R) concludes tomorrow (Fri.). As of yesterday (Wed.), just over 11K people have voted early in person (81%) or by mail (19%), representing 2.8% of registered voters. Slightly less than three quarters of all...

Cameron Co. Early Votes Favoring Democrats in CD34 Race

Early voting continues for the June 14 special election for CD34 open (Lean R) through Friday. As of yesterday (Mon.), just over 8K people – 2.1% of registered voters – have cast ballots early in person (78%) or by mail (22%). About three quarters of all early votes...

Cisneros, Ramirez Request Recounts

Early voting continues for the June 14 special election for CD34 open (Lean R) through Friday. As of yesterday (Sunday), not quite 7K people have voted early in person (77%) or by mail (23%), which is roughly 1.7% of registered voters. Recounts: Runoff candidates can...

Flores Posts Huge Fundraising Edge for Special Election

Early voting continues for the June 14 special election for CD34 open (Lean R) through June 10. Candidates for that special election were required to file pre-special election reports today (Thurs.) if they meet the reporting thresholds. These reports disclose...

Early Voting Begins for CD34 Special Election

Early voting has begun for the June 14 special election for CD34 open (Lean R) and continues through June 10. The special election is being conducted in CD34 as it has been configured for the past decade, not as it is configured for the 2022 primary and general...

Special Election and Endorsement News for April 12

CD34 special (Lean R): Ahead of tomorrow’s (Wednesday’s) filing deadline, three candidates have filed: South Padre Island nurse Juana Cantu-Cabrera (R), who finished fourth in the March primary with 7% of the vote Los Indios respiratory care practitioner Mayra Flores...

Abbott Orders June 14 Election to Fill Vacant CD34

Gov. Greg Abbott ordered a June 14 emergency special election to fill the unexpired term of U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville), who resigned. Candidates must file with the Secretary of State by April 13. Early voting will begin May 31. Abbott cited his disaster...

Vela Vacates Seat, Creating an Opening for Flores

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela’s (D-Brownsville) resignation will take effect at 11:59 p.m. tonight (Thursday). A special election will be required to fill his unexpired term. The election could be held as early as May 7, but Gov. Greg Abbott (R) would need to order it by...