Race to Raise

Our Race to Raise series takes a deeper look at the most high-profile races of the election cycle, focusing specifically on money raised by those seeking to serve in public office. Stay tuned for the next installment.

08/15/19

Small-Dollar Donors Make a Big Difference for Democrats

You might be surprised to find that the Political Action Committee (PAC) with the most small-dollar donors in Republican-controlled Texas…

08/08/19

Top Ten Texas PACs for 2020

These ten Texas PACs have already taken in more than $14 million combined, which they will use to support their…

07/25/19

Bonnen Missing From the List of Top Texas Fundraisers

Who’s conspicuously absent from the first campaign finance reports of 2020? Texas Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen.  We just…

07/24/19

These Texas Politicians Are Raking In the Campaign Cash

The first campaign finance reports of 2020 are live. Here’s a look at the ten candidates who have collected the…

07/18/19

Texas Candidates Took in $33,679,536 in Two Weeks

And Other Important Numbers From the First Campaign Finance Reports of 2020 The first campaign finance reports for the 2020…

07/15/19

First Campaign Finance Reports for the 2020 Election Cycle Due Today!

Texas candidates and PACs are required to submit reports of all their contributions and expenditures for the first half of…

07/14/19

Texas Is Ground Zero for 2020

“Everything’s bigger in Texas.” This year the famous quip may apply not only to Texas cowboy hats, ranches, and our…

06/05/19

Race to Raise: San Antonio Mayoral Race 2019, Greg Brockhouse vs. Ron Nirenberg

On May 4, 2019, residents of San Antonio cast their votes to elect their next mayor, whittling a crowded race…

05/15/19

Race to Raise: Dallas Mayoral Race 2019, Scott Griggs vs. Eric Johnson

Voters in Dallas have selected two candidates — Texas State Representative Eric Johnson and Dallas attorney Scott Griggs — to…

12/05/18

A Closer Look: Top 10 Donors of the 2018 Texas Election Cycle

Meet Texas’s top 10 donors of the 2018 election season. Each of these heavy hitters has given more than a…