Statewide and legislative elected officials and candidates on the ballot in 2022 raised $42.9M, almost all of which was raised in the last 10 days of June. Collectively, they reported having more than $175M on hand. Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) combined accounted for 55% of all contributions received ($23.7M) and 45% of all cash on hand ($79.2M). Looking only at incumbent legislators and state officials, regardless of their ballot status, the 10-day fundraising total exceeded $36M.
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GOV: Abbott out-raised former Sen. Don Huffines (R-Dallas), $18.7M to $4.1M, and the incumbent reported having $55.6M on hand between his campaign and candidate/officeholder (COH) accounts. Abbott transferred nearly $2.2M to his campaign account from his COH account, which we netted out of his contribution and expenditure totals from the combined accounts (He had already raised those dollars and did not actually spend them.).
Abbott’s largest contributors over the last 10 days of June included:
- $1M each from Houston construction executive James Pitcock Jr., Doss rancher Michael Porter, Dallas investor Kenny Troutt and Dallas energy executive Kelcy Warren
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