Texans rallying on the Tarrant County Courthouse steps during the 2016 Global Marijuana March in Fort Worth.

Around 1,600 people took part in the Global Marijuana March throughout 7 cities, a sharp downturn from 2015.

The leading voice against marijuana law reform in Texas has lost his bid for re-election in Denton County.

Pro-marijuana candidate Kerry McKennon finished fifth in the special state senate election for District 28 in Texas. In all, 42,789 votes were cast in a matchup which featured a total of six candidates, four of which were Republicans. The other two included a Democrat and McKennon, who is a Libertarian.

Preliminary reports show that Democratic candidate Jim Hogan has secured enough votes to win the nomination for Texas Agriculture Commissioner, sliding into a spot many thought would go to Kinky Friedman.