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.
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 | 02/15/2020

Texas House District 92, which includes Hurst, Euless, Bedford and parts of Arlington, Fort Worth and Grand Prairie, has been targeted by Democrats in their effort to gain control of the Texas House. Needing only nine more seats to flip the House to the blue column, Democrats are targeting a list of house districts that …

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 …

Contributing Writer | 02/13/2020

The most closely watched political clash in Texas this year will be the Democrats’ attempt to take control of the Texas House of Representatives. And the battle begins with the primaries on March 3. Over the next three weeks we’ll be bringing you an inside look at some of the most hotly contested primary races …

Tracy Marshall | 02/04/2020

As the 2020 elections begin to heat up in Texas, much of the focus will certainly be on the money flowing into the candidates’ war chests. If early numbers for this election cycle are any indicator, small dollar donors will have a big impact on the upcoming elections. The prevailing narrative in recent years has …