Governor sets early voting dates for July special election

Gov. Greg Abbott this week expanded the number of early voting days for the July 14 special election. Early voting will now run from June 29 to July 10.

Key races on the ballot include runoffs in the Democratic Primary for both the U.S. Senate and a State Senate seat in the Rio Grande Valley. Texas AFT has endorsed Royce West for U.S. Senate and Sara Stapleton Barrera for the Texas Senate District 27. Also on the ballot for Austin-area voters will be an election to replace Kirk Watson in Senate District 14.