Jolanda Jones (D) out-raised Danielle Keys Bess (D), $41K to $36K, and outspent her, $53K to $22K, according to the HD147 (Safe D) special election candidates’ 8-day-out campaign finance reports. Jones has a $63K to $14K advantage in cash on hand going into this special election and the primary runoff election in three weeks. Over the election cycle, Jones has out-raised Bess, $242K to $159K, and outspent her, $191K to $76K.

The reports disclose contributions received and expenditures made between March 29 and April 27.

Jones’s largest contributors for the period were Los Altos (Calif.) physician Karla Jurvetson ($5K), Houston business owner Steven Rogers ($5K), Blackridge ($2.5K) and Houston developer Al Kashani ($2.5K).

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