With Election Day one week away, the Texas Ethics Commission recently released eight-day campaign finance filings, the last required report before the March 12th election.
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Last Friday, the 2019 Inaugural Committee released the list of inaugural contributors, more than a month after the inauguration for Governor Abbott and Lt. Governor
With Election Day one week away, the Texas Ethics Commission recently released eight-day campaign finance filings, the last required report before the March 5th election.
With the final campaign finance reports for the 2018 election cycle turned in three weeks ago, Texas residents can now have a better idea of
Second in an occasional series Reform Austin has reported extensively on the nexus of special interest campaign money and its impact on state legislation. Millions of
With Election Day a week away, the Texas Ethics Commission recently released the four candidates’ 8-day campaign finance filings, the last required report before the February 12th election.
Collectively, Senate members have maintained over $30.9 million in contributions entering the regular session, according to the latest campaign finance filings.
Collectively, House members have maintained $33.7 million entering the regular session, led by Speaker Bonnen who maintains $4.5 million in contributions, 83 percent of which came in the weeks following his press conference on Nov. 12 announcing he had secured the votes to become Speaker.
With Abbott just inaugurated for a second full term, questions about donor influence and the culture of pay-to-play are once again a top concern in the quest for better governance.
The four candidates vying for Texas’ Senate District 6 seat have each filed their final campaign finance reports, due eight days ahead of the December 11 Special Election date. Here’s how much money the candidates in the special election race have raised:
Political fundraising for Texas politicians is prohibited from December 8th to June 17, 2019.
2018 was a year of change in Texas, with five new members joining the Texas State Senate and a 6th to join after the Senate
Incumbents in the top state races have outraised their challengers, according to the latest campaign filings.
Don Henley – yes, the guitar shredding crooner who founded the Eagles – has donated money to Texas Democrats running in this fall’s election, according to filings with the Texas Ethics Commission.
Kimberly Olson has raised nearly five times as much as incumbent Sid Miller in the race for Texas agriculture commissioner.
Democratic challenger Justin Nelson has raised twice as much as Republican incumbent Kenneth Paxton in the race for Texas attorney general from July to October, according to recent campaign finance filings with the Texas Ethics Commission.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has raised nearly 50 times more than his opponent Democrat Lupe Valdez in the state’s gubernatorial race, according to the latest campaign filings with the Texas Ethics Commission.
As Texans know all too well, money can have a large influence in decision making for elected officials, and that’s exactly what special interest groups
Tony Tinderholt has shown a disturbing pattern of financial mismanagement and irresponsibility, both as a private citizen and as a member of the Texas House.
Ken Strange is no stranger to conflict, raising doubts if Texans can trust him in Austin.