County Judge Nelson Wolff (D) announced he would not seek re-election. Wolff was appointed county judge in 2001 and re-elected five times.
Rep. Ina Minjarez (D-San Antonio) formed an exploratory committee for the race to succeed him.
HD13 open: Itasca legislative district director and former Hill Co. District Clerk Angelia Orr established an exploratory committee for a potential run for the seat being vacated by Rep. Ben Leman (R-Iola). Orr is Rep. Cody Harris’s (R-Palestine) district director.
HD61 open: Aledo retired biochemist and conservative activist Mike Olcott established a campaign committee for a potential run for the seat being vacated by Rep. Phil King (R-Weatherford). Since 2014, Olcott and his wife Marika have contributed more than $360K to conservative candidates and PACs.
Redistricting: The House will consider its redistricting proposal on Tuesday.
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