Turnout is better than expected, with participation in most of the state's largest counties outpacing both projections and the two-week early period from May's election.
Things quickly got personal between Ted Cruz and David Dewhurst as they faced off at the King Street Patriot's headquarters in Houston during Monday's televised debate.
On the eve of early voting, the iconic Texas Rangers endorsed the Lite Guv in the U.S. Senate primary.
An independent poll has the Tea Party favorite leading David Dewhurst in the Senate runoff, while the Lite Guv's campaign steps up its attacks.
The audience, which had loudly applauded most of Governor Perry's speech, started booing when he reiterated his support for Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst.
UPDATE: The Lite Guv says he never really "challenged" Ted Cruz to debate en español, but the Senate candidates are now scheduled to spar in English twice.
In the battle to replace Kay Bailey Hutchison, David Dewhurst and Ted Cruz will go right at each other—emphasis on "right"—on July 31.
The Republican race between David Dewhurst and Ted Cruz for the U.S. Senate seat headlines Texas's delayed primary elections, but this political story will likely continue.
A new poll shows that the Republican primary for the open U.S. Senate seat won't be ending any time soon.
David Dewhurst is backed by the Morning News and Chronicle, but the Star-Telegram and Statesman go for Tom Leppert and Ted Cruz, respectively.