Of the $187 million Texas candidates and PACs have taken in so far for the 2020 elections, more than $21 million (11.2 percent) is from outside Texas. The top places pumping money into Texas are DC, California, Illinois, Florida, Oklahoma, and surprisingly, Nebraska.
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|$15,745.30||Lawson Strategies LLC|
|$7,256.83||Rush Tshirt Printing|
|$6,500.00||Absolutely Focus Media LLC|
|$4,860.00||Catherine Pagel Consulting|
|$2,500.75||La Escondida Mexican Restaurant|
|$2,500.00||Aubrey R Taylor Communications|
|$1,000.00||Jetton & Gojara LLC|
|$1,000.00||Society of the Eucharist Foundation|
1. Governor Greg Abbott ($10,091,875) had quite the haul, raking in more than $10 million in campaign contributions in just twelve days, despite the fact that he has no likely Republican primary challenger or significant Democrat opponent in sight. And he certainly didn’t need the cash – Governor Abbott’s war chest was already one of the largest in the nation; it now registers over $41 million, more than double what he had when he first ran for governor in 2013.
A recent study done by the Campaign Finance Institute found that the Texas Ethics Commission (the agency responsible for collecting campaign finance data and making it available to the public) ranked dead last among all 50 states on several measures related to transparency and accessibility for citizens.