For the first time in nearly two decades, Democrats believe they have a real chance to take control of the Texas House, and with it, control of the all-important redistricting process. These articles offer clear analysis and up-to-the-minute reports on the race to raise campaign cash in the battle to control the Texas House.
Contributing Writer | 07/08/2020

Election Day for the party primary runoffs in Texas is this upcoming Tuesday, July 14. All eyes are on elections for the Texas Legislature this round, because the results of these runoffs could have an outsized impact in November. Although primary elections were held back on March 3rd, 16 of those elections have proceeded to …

Tracy Marshall | 06/22/2020

We are proud to announce our new feature, Battleground 2020: Texas House of Representatives. From today until the November elections, we will bring you clear, easy-to-understand analysis of the 27 races that were decided by less than 10 percentage points in 2018, making them Texas 2020 battleground elections. What Makes These Races So Important? The …

Contributing Writer | 06/22/2020

Texas House District 138 includes portions of West Houston, Bear Creek, Katy, and Spring Branch. In 2018, Republican Dwayne Bohac won re-election to the seat by a razor thin 0.1 percentage points. Bohac is retiring, with Republican Lacey Hull set to face either Democrat Akilah Bacy or Jenifer Rene Pool in November. Akilah Bacy (D) …

Contributing Writer | 06/22/2020

Texas House District 132 encompasses a northwestern portion of the Greater Houston area and Katy. In 2018, Democrat Gina Calanni ousted then-incumbent Republican Mike Schofield by a mere 0.17 percentage points. Schofield is back for a rematch in November. Gina Calanni (D) (I) Mike Schofield (R) Totals Total Money Raised $90,794 $64,304 Total Number of …

Contributing Writer | 06/22/2020

Texas House District 108 includes a northern portion of Dallas, including Highland Park and University Park.  In 2018, Republican Morgan Meyer fended off a challenge from Democrat Joanna Cattanach by 0.28 percentage points. These two candidates will square off again this November. Joanna Cattanach (D) Morgan Meyer (R) (I) Totals Total Money Raised $171,004 $476,722 …