Skip to main content

State Rep. Jake Ellzey faces mounting opposition from his right in special election to replace Ron Wright in Congress

A national group is spending six figures to try to stop Ellzey ahead of the May 1 election, and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz came out against him on Tuesday.

The U.S. Capitol Building, in Washington, D.C., in December.
State Rep. Jake Ellzey, R-Waxahachie.

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Support independent Texas news

Become a member. Join today.

Donate now

Explore related story topics

Congress J.K. "Jake" Ellzey Ted Cruz Texas congressional delegation U.S. House of Representatives