Federal officeholders and candidates were required to file quarterly campaign finance reports today (Tuesday). Our Crib Sheets have been updated with the latest numbers.
SEN: U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R) out-raised the collective Democratic field, $3.2M to $2.8M, and he has nearly $11M on hand. Among the Democrats, the top fundraisers were M.J. Hegar ($1.0M), Amanda Edwards ($557K), Sen. Royce West ($550K) and Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez ($459K). Former U.S. Rep. Chris Bell (D-Houston) reported $206K in contributions for the period. Hegar has the biggest cash on hand figure with $894K, but Cornyn has $12 for every $1 Hegar has in hand.
CD2: U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Houston) raised nearly $1.4M and has more than $1.6M on hand. He has raised $2.7M since January 1. Elisa Cardnell, his lone current Democratic opponent, raised $100K and has $61K on hand.
CD6: Democratic challenger Stephen Daniel narrowly out-raised U.S. Rep. Ron Wright (R-Arlington), $111K to $106K, for the quarter. Wright has a $112K to $41K advantage in cash on hand. Wright has raised less than $200K for the year, which is less than any other Republican incumbent from Texas, including the ones not seeking re-election.
Subscribers can read the rest of this report.
©2019 Texas Election Source LLC