As we passed beyond the reporting period triggering 8-day-out reports, four new PACs have registered with the Texas Ethics Commission and appointed treasurers:

  • Our Conservative Texas Future – Cabell Hobbs of Austin, treasurer
  • Texas Family Project – James Daly of Flower Mound, treasurer
  • Texans for Fairness – Kevin Kennedy of Houston, treasurer; and
  • Texas Truth in Politics – Sharollet Thompson of Dallas, treasurer.

None of these four PACs has filed a campaign finance report disclosing its contributors or expenditures, so we are not sure whether, or to what extent, these entities are involved in the runoff election.

According to one legislator, Our Conservative Texas Future PAC is involved in the HD8 runoff between Cody Harris and Thomas McNutt. Rep. Jonathan Stickland (R-Bedford) tweeted this last night:

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