The rumor mill is churning and word on the street is that Bexar County DA Susan Reed (R) may face a primary challenge.
The potential challenger is District Judge Sid Harle (R).
Since at least 1994, Harle has never faced a general election challenge.
This could be a really fun primary to watch...if you're a Democrat.
In one corner you have a longtime Republican judge who hasn't been challenged in a long, long time, politically speaking.
In the other corner you have a Republican DA who has had opposition and will likely be prepared for a primary fight.
Judge Harle presides over the 226th District Court, a criminal court. He deals with the DA's office on a daily basis. So the question: What is it about the DA's office that's troubling him enough to get him to run against Reed?
Maybe this is the year Democrats recruit a strong Democrat to run.
It should be noted that Gilbert Garcia covered this issue last month in the Express-News, even suggesting Harle might run as a Democrat.