This November, 79 women are running for State Legislature seats, and four women are running for statewide office.
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and his Democratic challenger, Lupe Valdez, held their first and only debate Friday night in Austin.
Texas Democrats held their convention this weekend in Fort Worth, putting on a largely united front and focusing on the family separation crisis at the border.
The family separations crisis quickly emerged as the top issue at the state Democratic biennial convention in Fort Worth.
A low-key, low-turnout primary runoff election Tuesday set the slates for November's general elections – starting with the Democratic nominee for governor.
After swapping leads early in the Democratic gubernatorial runoff, Valdez pulled ahead of White and will face incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott.
Monday marks the start of a five-day period of early voting for the May 22 primary runoffs, including statewide and local races.
The two Democratic candidates for governor sounded out their differences Friday evening in their first and likely only debate before the May 22 runoff.
Democratic voters will have nine candidates to choose from for governor on the March 6 primary ballot.
At least 48 openly LGBTQIA Texas candidates are running for office, according to OutSmart, a Houston LGBTQIA magazine.