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 | 06/22/2020

Texas House District 65 includes portions of Carrollton, Dallas, Highland Village, and Lewisville in Denton County. Democrat Michelle Beckley flipped the seat to the blue column in 2018, winning by 2.32 percentage points. Newcomer Republican Kronda Thimesch will challenge Beckley this November. (Updated 10/14/20) Michelle Beckley (D) Kronda Thimesch (R) Totals Total Money Raised $377,323 …

Contributing Writer | 06/22/2020

Texas House District 92 includes Bedford, Euless, Hurst, and portions of other communities in Tarrant County. Republican State Rep. Jonathan Stickland held on to the District 92 seat for his party in 2018 by 2.39 percentage points. Stickland is retiring, leaving Republican Jeff Cason and Democrat Jeff Whitfield to face off for the open seat …

Contributing Writer | 06/22/2020

Texas House District 135 includes Northwest Houston, Cypress, and Jersey Village. Democrat Jon Rosenthal flipped the seat from Republican Gary Elkins in 2018 by 3.16 percentage points. Rosenthal will face newcomer Republican Justin Ray in November. (Updated 10/14/20) Jon E. Rosenthal (D) Justin Ray (R) Totals Total Money Raised $416,610 $590,884 Total Number of Donations …

Contributing Writer | 06/22/2020

Texas House District 45 includes communities in Hays and Blanco Counties. Democrat Erin Zwiener flipped the seat in an open race in 2018 by 3.2 percentage points. Zwiener is seeking re-election and will face Republican Carrie Isaac (wife of former HD 45 Representative Jason Isaac). (Updated 10/14/20) Erin Zwiener (D) Carrie Isaac (R) Totals Total …

Contributing Writer | 06/22/2020

Texas House District 52 includes portions of Round Rock, Hutto, Taylor, and Georgetown, as well as other communities in Williamson County. Democrat James Talarico flipped the seat in 2018 by 3.46 percentage points. Talarico will face Republican candidate Lucio Valdez in November. (Updated 10/14/20) James Talarico (D) Lucio Valdez (R) Totals Total Money Raised $399,331 …