We look at some late-filed campaign finance reports and one race we accidentally overlooked yesterday.
SD27: Sara Stapleton-Barrera raised $2K, spent $74K and increased her loan principal to $214K from $166K. She outspent State Board of Education member Ruben Cortez ($20K) but was significantly outspent by Sen. Eddie Lucio ($335K).
HD25 open: Troy Brimage raised $27K and spent $30K. His contributions for the period rank third in this race behind Cody Vasut ($56K) and Ro’Vin Garrett ($43K). His expenditures for the period rank second behind Vasut ($40K), narrowly edging out Garrett ($27K).
HD47: Aaron Reitz raised $7K and spent $12K. For the period, Reitz’s contribution total ranks fourth out of the five Republicans, and his spending ranks third behind Jenny Roan Forgey ($54K) and Jennifer Fleck ($17K).
HD76: We inadvertently left this race off our report yesterday – both candidates’ reports were timely filed. Elisa Tamayo narrowly out-raised Claudia Ordaz Perez, $62K to $59K, but was outspent, $60K to $49K. They each have about $36K on hand.
HD142: Houston council member Jerry Davis raised $37K, considerably less than Rep. Harold Dutton’s (D-Houston) $120K, but he outspent the incumbent, $59K to $46K, for the period. Neither of Dutton’s other two primary challengers has filed a single campaign finance report this cycle.
HD148: Cynthia Reyes-Revilla raised $1K and spent $3K, both ranking fourth among the five candidates in the race. Rep. Anna Eastman (D-Houston) led the field with $52K in contributions and $33K in expenditures.
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