“These retirements are costing Republicans real money next fall,” said one GOP strategist, explaining the party will have to shift money to the district to save it.

Hurd held onto his seat by less than one percentage point during the 2018 midterms.

One GOP House member said the open seats are adding to the GOP’s challenge in winning back the House.

“It just requires a strong candidate and in some additional resources, frankly, to build name ID and, and to deal with that, because you aren’t the incumbent — that does make it harder to hold the seat, which is why you’re seeing from the shift in the Cook Political Report and some of those,” the member said.