Michelle Barrientes Vela was indicted on three felony charges and three misdemeanor charges Thursday. She will continue running for sheriff.
Retiring U.S. Rep Will Hurd’s moderate profile and disagreements with President Donald Trump may loom large over the primary to succeed him.
While many eyes will be on the national presidential race, there are at least seven other races that also are expected to grab attention.
Henry Cuellar, who has served in Congress since 2004, is being challenged in the primary by a former intern who is running on a progressive platform.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) raised close to $3.2 million in the third quarter and has a little less than $10.8 million cash on hand, his campaign said. – via @TexasTribune
In a speech to the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Sen. Ted Cruz pointed to job gains in Texas as evidence his party’s economic agenda is paying off.
Election security was top of mind as Texas’ county election administrators met in Austin, but the top state election official’s job remains vacant.
Former gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination in Congressional District 21, a longtime GOP seat.
Democrat Jessica Cisneros, an immigration and human rights attorney from Laredo, launched her campaign against U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar on Thursday.
Allies of Rep. Joaquín Castro are frustrated by his camp’s delay, but aides to the San Antonio Democrat say a decision on a Senate run is imminent.