Money In PoliTex:

A Guide to Money in the 2010
Texas Elections

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Senate Brian Birdwell John Carona Wendy Davis Bob Deuell Robert L. Duncan Rodney Ellis Kevin P. Eltife Craig Estes Troy Fraser Mario Gallegos Chris Harris Glenn Hegar Juan Hinojosa Joan Huffman James M. Jackson Eddie Lucio Jr. Jane Nelson Robert Nichols Steve Ogden Dan Patrick Jose Rodriguez Kel G. Seliger Florence Shapiro Carlos Uresti Leticia Van De Putte Kirk Watson Jeff Wentworth Royce West John Whitmire Tommy Williams Judith Zaffirini
Senator Troy Fraser (R)
District 24

State Website    Contributions

(Contributions & expenditure totals cover from January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2010. Cash on hand totals as of December 31, 2010)
Incumbency Status Incumbent Total Raised $654,198
Primary Result Off Year Total Spent $549,539
General Result Off Year Cash on Hand $1,489,576

Identified Contributions by Economic Interest
Contributions by Check Size

Top Source Cities
City Total
Austin $232,852
Houston $80,000
Dallas $63,824
San Antonio $25,589
Washington D.C. $18,175

Top Donors
Name City Total Employer
Bob & Doylene Perry Houston $30,000 Perry Homes
Texas Friends of Time Warner Cable Houston $17,500 Texas Friends of Time Warner Cable
AT&T, Inc. PAC Austin $15,871 AT&T
Texas Association of Realtors PAC (TREPAC) Austin $15,000 Texas Association of Realtors
TXU Energy PAC Dallas $12,824 TXU Energy
Bank of America PAC Austin $10,000 Bank of America
Border Health PAC (BHPAC) Mcallen $10,000 Border Health PAC
Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IMPACT) Austin $10,000 Independent Insurance Agents of Texas
NRG Energy Political Action Committee Princeton $10,000 PAC
Harold C. Simmons Dallas $10,000 Contran
Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC (TLR) Austin $10,000 Texans For Lawsuit Reform
Exelon PAC Chicago $9,868 Exelon
American Electric Power Co. (AEP) Columbus $8,000 American Electric Power
CenterPoint Energy Inc. Houston $8,000 CenterPoint Energy
Trevor Ahlberg Irving $7,500 Cottonwood Financial
Texans for Economic Development (TED PAC) Austin $7,500 Texans for Economic Development PAC
Texas Bankers Association (TBA) BankPac Austin $7,500 Texas Bankers Association
Old American Holdings LLC PAC Dallas $7,000
ENTERGY ENPAC Austin $6,250 Entergy
Andrews Kurth LLP Houston $6,000 Andrews & Kurth
Associated General Contractors of Texas (AGC) Austin $6,000 Associated General Contractors
Texas Association of Builders HOMEPAC Lubbock $6,000 Texas Association of Builders
Brown McCarroll LLP (BMcPAC) Austin $5,900 Brown McCarrol
Union Pacific Fund Washington $5,500 UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD
Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas Austin $5,500 Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas
Chickasaw Nation Ada $5,000 Chickasaw Nation
Compass BancPAC Austin $5,000 Compass Bank
John Fox Denver $5,000 Retired
PSEL PAC Fort Worth $5,000 PSEL PAC
Southwestern Committee On Political Education (SCOPE) Amarillo $5,000 Southwestern Public Service
Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Fort Worth $5,000 Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Texas Apartment Association PAC San Antonio $5,000 Texas Apartment Association
Texas Oil & Gas PAC (TXOGA) Austin $5,000 Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA)
Texas Rural Water PAC Austin $5,000 Texas Rural Water PAC
Texas Telephone Association PAC Austin $5,000 Texas Telephone Association
Valero PAC San Antonio $5,000 Valero Energy Corp
Webster Surgical Specialty Hospital Webster $5,000
Comcast Corp. PAC Philadelphia $4,500 Comcast
HillCo PAC Austin $4,500 Hillco Partners
Atmos Energy Dallas $4,000 Atmos Energy
Blackridge Consulting LLP Austin $4,000 Blackridge Consulting
CASH AMERICA INC. PAC Fort Worth $4,000 Cash America International
Florida Power & Light Company Employees' PAC Juno Beach $4,000 Florida Power & Light
H. B. Zachry Company PAC (ZACOPAC) San Antonio $4,000 H. B. Zachry Company PAC (ZACOPAC)
Occidental Petroleum OXYPAC Los Angeles $4,000 OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP
Independent Bankers Association Austin $3,750 Independent Bankers Association
3M PAC St. Paul $3,500 3M Company
Dow Chemical Corp. (PACE pac of employees) Midland $3,500 Dow Chemical Company
Waste Management PAC Washington $3,500 Waste Management