Following the last legislative session, conservative activists and donors across Texas expressed dismay with what they believed to be lackluster results. We’ve reported the reasons for the general discontent from the Republican base here and here, as well as their veiled threats to put away their checkbooks.
House of Representatives (R)
$36,483Cash on Hand
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|$5,000.00||David A and Darlene Pendery|
|$5,000.00||Farris & JoAnn Wilks|
|$5,000.00||Superior Firearms of Texas LLC|
|$2,500.00||Kevin Eltife Campaign|
|$2,500.00||Texas Association of REALTORS Political Action Committee|
|$2,500.00||Texas Spine & Joint Hospital Ltd PAC|
|$2,000.00||Texas Farm Bureau Friends Of Agriculture Fund Inc|
|$2,000.00||UnitedHealth Group PAC State|
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|$6,000.00||Macias Strategies LLC|
|$5,680.00||Edward M Shack|
|$3,999.13||Tidal Wave Marketing Inc|
|$3,549.35||Tidal Wave Marketing|
|$3,400.00||Camp Mabry Billets|
|$2,460.00||Matthew R Schaefer|
|$1,932.00||Usps Tyler Azalea Station|
|$1,050.00||Smith County Republican Party (P)|
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Rinaldi, who has held the seat for two terms, is a founding member of the Texas Freedom Caucus, whose stated goal is to support “liberty-minded, grassroots Texans who want bold action to protect life, strengthen families, defend the U.S. and Texas Bills of Rights, restrain government and revitalize personal and economic freedoms in the State of Texas.” According to a non-partisan study by Dr. Mark Jones of Rice University, Rinaldi is tied with two others as the most conservative member of the Texas House.