Statewide office-holders not on the ballot in 2016, led by Gov. Greg Abbott ($7.1 million raised, $22.5 million on hand) and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick ($2.1 million raised, $7.6 million on hand) raised more than $11.6 million and have $42 million on hand, much more than candidates actually running in 2016, Candidates on the 2016 ballot raised $1.35 million and reported $3.4 million on hand. Half of that cash-on-hand total belonged to one person.

Gary Gates

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