House Republican PAC Updates

House Republican PAC Comparison. The Speaker of the Texas House typically administers a campaign Political Action Committee to protect the party’s incumbents and overall majority in the House. The Texas Leads PAC, established by House Speaker Dennis Bonnen before he announced that he would not run for another term, had collected more than $3 million…

Primary Fundraising Updates

Election Update. The last day to register to vote in the Texas primary elections was Monday, February 3. Early voting will be open from Tuesday, February 18 until February 28 and election day is Tuesday, March 3. In total, 26 Texas House members will face primary challengers in March and 86 will face general election…

Special Election Results

Texans voted yesterday in three runoff elections to fill terms in the Texas House. Because these elections filled vacancies left when previous officeholders retired, winning candidates must still run again in the March 3, 2020 Primary and the November 3rd, 2020 General Election. With all polling locations reporting, here are last night’s results: Gary Gates…

Sunset Appointments & Special Elections

Lt. Governor Names Sunset Appointees. On January 21, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced four new appointments to the Sunset Advisory Commission: Senators Pat Fallon (R-Prosper), Eddie Lucio (D-Brownsville) and Angela Paxton (R-McKinney). Patrick also named Ralph Duggins, of Fort Worth, as the new the public member appointee. Duggins is a partner at Cantey Hanger, LLP…