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 — introducing you to the candidates and giving you a clear breakdown of the money involved.
State Senate (R)
$826,128Cash on Hand
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|$12,739.85||Texas Association of REALTORS Political Action Committee|
|$6,000.00||Texas Apartment Association PAC|
|$5,000.00||K & L Gates LLP Committee for Good Government|
|$5,000.00||Lubbock Area Republican Women PAC|
|$5,000.00||Political Action Committee Of The Independent Insurance Agents Of Texas|
|$5,000.00||Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC|
|$5,000.00||Texas Farm Bureau Friends Of Agriculture Fund Inc|
|$5,000.00||Texas Land Developers Association PAC|
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|$23,736.46||Chase Card Services|
|$10,000.00||Pete Flores Campaign|
|$8,835.85||Franden, Farris, Quillin, Goodnight & Roberts|
|$4,811.64||Drew Darby Campaign|
|$3,997.50||Constant Contact Inc|
|$2,600.00||High Point Village|
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Texas House Representative Dustin Burrows, who represents District 83 (Lubbock and a swath of West Texas), resigned his post as Chair of the Republican Caucus in the Texas House, apparently as a result of his role in the scandal currently plaguing Texas Republicans. Although he did not resign from office, he finds himself vulnerable in 2020.
At Transparency Texas, we routinely examine the political giving (and taking) of elected officials. And for good reason – these men and women are given enormous power. They run the 10th largest economy in the world and have vast influence over the day-to-day lives of Texans.