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.

09/04/18

Race to Raise: Suazo vs. Bush

“Remember the Alamo!” may be taking on new meaning for Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, as he has had…

08/28/18

Race to Raise: McAllen vs. Craddick

Despite its name, the Texas Railroad Commission does not actually deal with railroads. Rather, the three-member Railroad Commission is the agency…

08/21/18

Race to Raise: Chevalier vs. Hegar

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts is the state’s chief financial officer. Each biennium, the comptroller is responsible for providing…

08/14/18

Race to Raise: Olson vs. Miller

Who would’ve expected the race for Texas Agriculture Commissioner to be one of the most colorful, interesting battles of the…

08/07/18

Race to Raise: Nelson vs. Paxton

After serving as a state representative and state senator, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is running for his second term as…

07/30/18

Race to Raise: Patrick vs. Collier

Texas’ Lieutenant Governor is not only in charge of the state should the Governor be unavailable, but also leads the…

07/23/18

Ten Things to Know About Abbott’s Money

Governor Greg Abbott’s campaign for a second term is widely seen as a formality given the makeup of the Texas…

07/10/18

Race to Raise: Leman vs. Wolfskill

Runoff elections in Texas primaries are notoriously long. From the time the initial March primaries are over and a crowded…

07/03/18

Race to Raise: Cole vs. Vela

State Representative Dawnna Dukes had served in the Texas Legislature for 24 years. But after a serious car accident in…

06/21/18

Race to Raise: Allison vs. Beebe

With the retirement of Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, the race to replace him quickly soared to the forefront of…