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.


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…


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…


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…


A Closer Look: 2018 Texas Elections

Money drives politics, but it’s often hard to understand. With contributions to candidates and PACs in the hundreds of millions,…


Race to Raise: Lucido vs. Huffman

Democrats have their eyes on three Texas Senate seats they believe they can flip to the blue column on November…


Race to Raise: Johnson vs. Huffines

Texas Senator Don Huffines (R) (pictured left) appears to be in grave danger of losing his legislative seat this November….


Race to Raise: Turner vs. Luby Ryan

Small businesswoman and interior designer Lisa Luby Ryan (R) will face off against trial attorney John Turner (D) to represent…


Race to Raise: Boos vs. Bowers

Is Texas House District 113 (seven percent of Dallas County, including portions of Garland, Mesquite, and Rowlett) really a swing…


Race to Raise: Metzger vs. Neave

The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex is ground zero in the war to turn Texas blue, and the battle between Texas House…


Race to Raise: Powell vs. Burton

Texas Senate District 10 (Tarrant County) is the only Senate district regularly considered a toss-up by politicos. That fact alone…