A Closer Look

Our A Closer Look series provides a breakdown of a particular donor’s giving habits within Texas politics. We specifically analyze to whom money is given and when, providing context so citizens can determine the motivation behind the donor’s giving. Stay tuned for the next installment.

02/20/17

A Closer Look – John Nau

A Houston resident, John L. Nau III, is the President and CEO of Silver Eagle Distributors, the largest distributor of…

02/09/17

A Closer Look – Peter & Juliana Holt

Residing near San Antonio, Peter and Juliana Holt own HoltCAT, the largest Caterpillar dealership in the United States, as well…

11/29/16

A Closer Look – Alice Walton

Wal-Mart heiress and Fort Worth resident Alice Walton is, according to Forbes, the wealthiest person in Texas and the richest…

11/14/16

A Closer Look – James Pitcock, Jr.

Mr. James “Doug” Pitcock, Jr., 88, is President and CEO of Williams Brothers Construction Company and resides in Houston. His…

10/24/16

A Closer Look – Holloway Frost & Kathaleen Wall

Holloway “Holly” Frost and Kathaleen Wall make up one of the most politically influential couples in the greater Houston area; a…

10/07/16

A Closer Look – T. Dan Friedkin

T. Dan Friedkin is the owner and CEO of Gulf States Toyota, the largest private company in Houston. With exclusive…

09/20/16

Texas Top Ten

Meet the top ten individual donors to Texas political candidates and PACs in the last election cycle. (10) T. Dan…