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  • SEN: Sen. Pat Fallon (R-Frisco) announced he would not challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R) in the Republican primary.
  • PRES: Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s campaign announced he raised $4.5M during the third quarter.
  • CD11 open: Former Midland council member J.D. Faircloth announced for the seat.
  • HD17: Rep. Kyle Kacal (R-College Station) announced he would seek re-election.

New campaign committees:

  • CCA3: Elizabeth Frizell of Cedar Hill as a Democrat against Judge Bert Richardson (R).
  • SD19: Freddy Ramirez of San Antonio against Sen. Pete Flores (R-Pleasanton).
  • HD13/CD13: Kevin McInturff of Wichita Falls, filed for the district held today by Rep. Ben Leman (R-Shepherd) but likely actually running for CD13.
  • HD94: Alisa Simmons of Arlington, likely as a Democrat against Rep. Tony Tinderholt (R-Arlington).
  • HD119: Liz Campos of San Antonio, a former chief of staff to former Rep. Carlos Uresti (D-San Antonio), for the seat held by Rep. Roland Gutierrez (D-San Antonio), who is considering a rematch against Flores in SD19.
  • State TBD: LaWyanda Prince of Mount Pleasant
  • CD13 open: Vance Snider of Amarillo
  • CD14: Karen Ben-Moyal of Galveston as an independent against U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-Pearland)
  • CD24 open: Deanna Metzger of Bedford, a 2018 candidate for HD107, as a Republican, and Desi Maes of Dallas as a Republican

Note: Our Crib Sheets have not been updated with these candidates. We expect that will occur Tuesday or Wednesday.


  • SD29 open: Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso) endorsed Rep. Cesar Blanco (D-El Paso).
  • HD28 special: Emily’s List endorsed Eliz Markowitz.
  • HD91: Gov. Greg Abbott (R) endorsed Rep. Stephanie Klick (R-Fort Worth).

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