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Highlights of State Campaign Finance Reports

Most of 2019’s early money went to the 2022 ballot. July semiannual campaign finance reports were due yesterday (Monday) for state officeholders and candidates, including legislators and those running against them, and generally became available online today...

Brief News and a Clarification for April 18

Early voting begins Monday for the May 4 uniform election. SC7: McAllen attorney Brandy Voss amended her campaign committee for a potential challenge of Justice Jeff Boyd (R), likely as a Democrat. HD47: Austin attorney Jenny Roan Forgey established a campaign...

Initial Thoughts on Statewide Campaign Finance Reports

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...

October 16 Update

We emailed this to our subscribers tonight: Dear Subscriber, Attached please find our latest update. Highlights include: Voter registration reaches record with strongest growth in Republican-voting counties. New web ad for Abbott features latest Valley trip....

October 8 Update

We emailed this to our subscribers today: Dear Subscriber, Attached please find our latest update. Highlights include: First Lady records ad for Davis. Patrick’s first ad evokes ISIS, promotes border security. Houston releases tax returns, gets endorsements....

September 25 Update

Dear Subscriber, Attached please find our latest update. Highlights include: Brady challenges Ryan for Ways & Means gavel. Politico, Politifact pile on Davis. SAEN declines to endorse in AGRIC race. Caller-Times endorses Hecht, Brown, Boyd, Richardson. NFIB...

September 15 Update

We emailed this to subscribers today: Dear Subscriber, Attached please find our latest update. Highlights include: Three in the running for RPT chair, so far. Empower Texans opening Houston office. New ads in GOV race. Endorsements for Gates, Van de Putte, Hegar,...

September 10 Update

We emailed this to our subscribers today: Dear Subscriber, Attached please find our latest update. Highlights include: Davis campaign tracking poll showing her within single digits for 1st time. Abbott offers health care proposals; Glass says “It’s...

September 8 Update

We sent this to subscribers today: Dear Subscriber, Attached please find our latest update. Highlights include: SD28 special election is tomorrow. Jones’ condition upgraded. Abbott asks whether Davis’ book promotion is an in-kind contribution. Endorsements...

June 15 Update

We sent this to our subscribers today: Dear Subscriber, Attached please find our latest update. Highlights include: Initial thoughts on the new UT/Texas Tribune poll. Villarreal confirms he will resign “when the time is right” to run for mayor of San...