Sen. Bob Hall (R-Edgewood) out-raised Rep. Cindy Burkett (R-Sunnyvale) during the last six months of 2017, and he has a $155K advantage in cash on hand. Burkett slightly outspent Hall for the period. Overall, Hall has raised nearly $250K more than Burkett. Neither candidate reported a loan balance.
Both Republican candidates were subject to a statutory moratorium on campaign contributions during the regular legislative session and veto period. During the last 12 days of June, Hall out-raised Burkett, $176K to $24K. Democrat Kendall Scudder raised $54K during the second half of 2017, bringing his overall total to nearly $80K. Libertarian Tom Gotcher reported no contributions during the year.
Austin ($340K) was the largest geographic source of campaign contributions, followed by Dallas ($150K), Cisco ($130K) and Houston ($70K).
Just over $116K was contributed from zip codes located entirely or partially within the district. Scudder collected $46K from district zip codes, comprising 62% of his total contributions. District zip codes accounted for 11% of Burkett’s total contributions and 6% of Hall’s. Scudder received 312 contributions from individuals from district zip codes, leading Hall (233) and Burkett (131).
Hall’s three largest contributors – Empower Texans PAC ($150K), Texas Right to Life PAC ($55K) and Darwin Deason ($25K) – accounted for 39% of Hall’s total contributions. Burkett’s three largest contributors – Associated Republicans of Texas ($36K), Texas Medical Assoc. TEXPAC ($26K) and Charles Butt ($20K) – comprised 24% of her total contributions. Scudder’s three largest contributors – Cristin Shamburger ($18K), Kolby Flowers ($12K) and the Texas Democratic Party ($4K) – represented 46% of his total contributions.
Retired business owner
Served since 2015
$150,000 – Empower Texans PAC
$125,000 – Farris Wilks
$55,000 – Texas Right to Life PAC
$25,000 – Darwin Deason
$20,000 – Tim Dunn, Dick Saulsbury
$17,500 – Darlene Pendery
$15,000 – Blackridge, Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC
$10,000 – Kyle Stallings
Serving fourth term in HD113
$35,900 – Associated Republicans of Texas PAC
$26,250 – Texas Medical Assoc. TEXPAC
$20,000 – Charles Butt
$15,000 – Al Hill Jr.
$10,000 – David Laney, Texas Assoc. of Business BACPAC, Texas Auto Dealers Assoc. PAC
$7,500 – Robert Lanham Jr.
$7,000 – CVS Health PAC
$18,010 – Cristan Shamberger
$12,000 – Kolby Flowers
$4,000 – Texas Democratic Party
$3,161 – Jo Sutton
$2,000 – Anna Hanna
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