Michael Williams, who jumped from the U.S. Senate race to the congressional race in the new CD-33 in North Texas, says he'll jump again: He's running for Congress in CD-25, a district that stretches from Tarrant County all the way south to Hays County.

He said in a press release that people have been urging him to make the switch. In CD-33, he would have faced car dealer and former Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams. He could face a crowd in the new race, possibly including state Rep. Sid Miller; political-consultant-turned-candidate Chad Wilbanks (website here); and Dave Garrison, a former Halliburton and USAA exec who's making his first foray into electoral politics. Garrison's campaign website is up and running.

The district's incumbent, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, is moving into another district for the next election; he'll likely face state Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, in a district that's more favorable to Democrats but is weighted to favor San Antonio over Austin.

This could all change: The state's new congressional lines have been challenged in federal court, and hearings on those challenges are set for early September.

The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. Become one.

Texas Tribune donors or members may be quoted or mentioned in our stories, or may be the subject of them. For a complete list of contributors, click here.

Get The Brief

Never miss a moment in Texas politics with our daily newsletter.