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.


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…


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…