State Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, a candidate for lieutenant governor, will be in Tyler from 3 to 4:30 p.m. today at the home of David and Sharon Guthrie, 6808 Gleneagles Drive in Tyler. Everyone is invited to meet Patrick, ask questions, and share refreshments.


State Rep. Matt Schaefer, R-Tyler, will hold a town hall meeting alongside other East Texas Reps. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, and David Simpson, R-Longview, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday during the East Texas State Fair. Legislators will discuss the 83rd Legislative Session and be available to take questions from attendees. The meeting will be held in Building C, the Activities Building, inside the fairgrounds.

Tickets to the fair will be required for admission. Adult tickets are $8.

 Political Happenings are compiled by Staff Writer Adam Russell, who can be reached at 903-596-6303 or by email at arussell@tyler