Contributing Writer | 11/21/2020

With the 87th session of the Texas Legislature rapidly approaching in January, multiple reports have taken note of a new player looking to roll the dice on influencing Texas politics – the casino industry.  According to our data, casino mogul Sheldon Adelson took his place as a top ten donor in Texas state political contributions …

Contributing Writer | 11/20/2020

Texas House District 112 includes portions of Dallas, Garland, Richardson, Rowlett, Sachse, and Wylie. In 2018, Republican Angie Chen Button won re-election to the seat by 2.08 percentage points against Democratic opponent, Brandy K. Chambers. In 2020, Chen Button narrowly defeated Chambers in a rematch, winning by 0.33 percentage points. Brandy K. Chambers (D) Angie …

Contributing Writer | 11/20/2020

Texas House District 92 includes Bedford, Euless, Hurst, and portions of other communities in Tarrant County. Republican State Rep. Jonathan Stickland held on to the District 92 seat for his party in 2018 by 2.39 percentage points. Stickland did not run for reelection. In 2020, Republican Jeff Cason defeated Democrat Jeff Whitfield for the open …

Contributing Writer | 11/20/2020

Texas House District 121 includes a portion of San Antonio and Bexar County. In 2018, Republican Steve Allison was re-elected by 8.44 percentage points. In 2020, Allison’s defeated Democrat challenger Celina Montoya once again to retain his seat, this time by 7.06 percentagle points. Celina D. Montoya (D) Steve Allison (R)(I) Totals Total Money Raised …

Contributing Writer | 11/20/2020

Texas House District 28 includes the Fort Bend area. In 2018, Republican John Zerwas won re-election to the seat by 8.32 percentage points, but later announced his retirement. In January 2020, Republican Gary Gates won a hotly contested special election for the seat by 16 percentage points against Democrat Elizabeth Markowitz. Elizabeth Markowitz (D) Gary …