Transparency USA | 07/19/2021

When it comes to the money in Arizona politics, these are the names that you are viewing the most. See the top five entities in each category (Candidates, Donors, PACs, and Payees) that generated the greatest interest in Q2 of 2021. Top Viewed Arizona Candidates 1. Katie Hobbs 2. Doug Ducey 3. Liz Harris 4. Mark Finchem 5. Karen Fann …

Transparency USA | 07/15/2021

On Monday, approximately 58 members of the Texas House of Representatives boarded private planes in Austin and flew to Washington, D.C. to avoid voting on an election integrity bill.  According to the statement released by Texas Democratic House Caucus Chair Chris Turner (HD 101, Arlington and Grand Prairie) and several other House leaders, “Today, Texas …

Transparency USA | 07/12/2021

You asked, we answered. We were recently contacted by a reader wanting to know who leads the institution responsible for regulating campaign finance in Texas.  The Texas Ethics Commission The Texas Ethics Commission (TEC), an influential body that provides “guidance on various public ethics laws” in Texas, is a powerful entity in Texas state politics. …

Transparency USA | 07/06/2021

Campaign finance filings for Virginia state legislative races show Democrats outpaced Republicans in fundraising. Between January 1, 2021, and May 7, 2021, Democratic primary election candidates outraised Republican candidates by 400 percent. Democrats have a 21-19 majority in the Virginia State Senate and a 55-45 majority in the Virginia State House. State legislative primary elections …

Transparency USA | 07/06/2021

New campaign finance filings for Pennsylvania state legislative special elections show Republicans outpaced Democrats in fundraising. Between January 1, 2021, and May 17, 2021, Republican general election candidates outraised Democratic candidates by 13 percent. Republicans have a 28-21 majority in the Pennsylvania State Senate and a 113-89 majority in the Pennsylvania State House. State legislative …