District 148 candidates compete in special election for remainder of Rep. Jessica Farrar’s term

District 148 covers parts of the Heights, Northwest Houston and Houston's Northside. (Courtesy Harris County Clerk)
District 148 covers parts of the Heights, Northwest Houston and Houston's Northside. (Courtesy Harris County Clerk)

District 148 covers parts of the Heights, Northwest Houston and Houston's Northside. (Courtesy Harris County Clerk)

Voters in Texas House District 148, which covers parts of the Heights, Northwest Houston and Houston’s Northside, will select a candidate Jan. 28 to serve the remainder of retired Rep. Jessica Farrar's 2018-20 term.

Republican Luis La Rotta and Democrat Anna Eastman are in the special election for the vacated seat but will appear on the ballot again during the March primaries, which will determine who will take on the next full term in the position.


To cast a ballot, voters can visit any of the 37 county-wide polling locations in operation for the special runoff elections, Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman said in a news release. These polling sites are located throughout the county.

As of Friday Jan. 24, 3,116 votes were cast during early voting according to the county clerk’s office.

Find nearby locations here. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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