Our Race to Raise articles take a deeper look at the most high-profile races of the election cycle, focusing specifically on money raised by those seeking to serve in public office.
Tracy Marshall | 04/08/2020

We’ve all been thinking about nothing except coronavirus news. But whether we are paying attention or not, the 2020 election season is moving forward. Here’s a quick five minute explainer to bring you up-to-date about all things related to the money in Texas politics. Check out these top ten takeaways about what’s happening so far …

Contributing Writer | 02/28/2020

The final numbers before Super Tuesday are live on our site! Before you vote, search HERE to see who’s funding your favorite –or least favorite — candidate and how he or she is spending their money. Five fast facts from the latest reports: ActBlue Texas, a conduit PAC for Democrat candidates, has doled out more …

Contributing Writer | 02/21/2020

Texas House District 2, east of Dallas, includes Hopkins, Hunt, and Van Zandt counties. Republican incumbent House Rep. Dan Flynn’s consistent political shift to the left, combined with his outright opposition to the Republican Party platform position against taxpayer-funded lobbying has earned him two challengers on his right flank. Republican challenger Bryan Slaton is back …

Contributing Writer | 02/20/2020

Texas House District 128 is located in southeast Texas and encompasses Houston and its surrounding communities in Harris county. It is currently represented by Republican House Rep. Briscoe Cain, who faces one Republican and two Democratic challengers.  The Candidates: Briscoe Cain (Incumbent) (R) – Briscoe Cain is a Republican from Deer Park, Texas. Professionally, he is …

Contributing Writer | 02/13/2020

House District 76 is the western-most district in the state, running along the border with Mexico and encompassing El Paso and Fort Bliss. Since State Rep. César Blanco announced he would seek a promotion to the Texas Senate, two Democratic candidates and no Republicans have entered the race to represent this Democratic stronghold. Claudia Ordaz …