In the Texas House, 20 members apparently aren't seeking reelection (they've still got time to switch gears), a list that includes Warren Chisum, R-Pampa; Rick Hardcastle, R-Vernon; Lanham Lyne, R-Wichita Falls; Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood; Ken Paxton, R-McKinney; Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown; Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills; Charlie Howard, R-Sugar Land; Fred Brown, R-Bryan; Randy Weber, R-Pearland; Beverly Woolley, R-Houston; Mark Shelton, R-Fort Worth; Jim Jackson, R-Carrollton; Will Hartnett, R-Dallas; Rodney Anderson, R-Grand Prairie; Jose Aliseda, R-Beeville; Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio; Pete Gallego, D-Alpine; Chente Quintanilla, D-Tornillo; and Barbara Mallory-Caraway, D-Dallas.
Four senators are opting out so far: Florence Shapiro, R-Plano; Mike Jackson, R-La Porte; Steve Ogden, R-Bryan; and Chris Harris, R-Arlington.
And just one member of the Texas congressional delegation has said he won't seek another term: Ron Paul, R-Lake Jackson.
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