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: 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…


Race to Raise: Johnson vs. Rinaldi

The effort by Julie Johnson (D) to unseat Texas House Representative Matt Rinaldi (R) is turning into one of the…


Staggering Cash Advantage for Statewide Incumbents

“Just a little bit more.” John D. Rockefeller’s response to the question, “How much money is enough?” How much money…


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…


Race to Raise: McAllen vs. Craddick

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