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 Dan Patrick (R)
District 7

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 $681,325
Primary Result 100% Total Spent $339,116
General Result 86% Cash on Hand $757,638

Identified Contributions by Economic Interest
Contributions by Check Size

Top Source Cities
City Total
Houston $350,549
Austin $127,690
Spring $24,050
Dallas $22,825
Washington D.C. $18,500

Top Donors
Name City Total Employer
Bob & Doylene Perry Houston $50,000 Perry Homes
Lawrence & Susan Kellner Houston $15,000 Continental Airlines
Dan Patrick for Senate Campaign Houston $13,250 Dan Patrick for Senate Campaign
Texas Friends of Time Warner Cable Houston $12,500 Texas Friends of Time Warner Cable
Texas Association of Realtors PAC (TREPAC) Austin $10,037 Texas Association of Realtors
Johnny Baker Houston $10,000 Baker Managers
Houston Police Officers Union PAC Houston $10,000 Houston Police Officers Union PAC
Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC (TLR) Austin $10,000 Texans For Lawsuit Reform
Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IMPACT) Austin $9,537 Independent Insurance Agents of Texas
Luis E. Varela MD Spring $9,000
Allen Boone Humphries LLP Houston $8,053 Allen Boone Humphries
Harold C. Simmons Dallas $7,000 Contran
Texas Association of Builders HOMEPAC Lubbock $6,750 Texas Association of Builders
Michael Toomey Austin $6,500 Texas Lobby Group
Benjamin and Kathy J. Streusand The Woodlands $6,000 Home Loan Corporation
Anne Birdwell Houston $5,000 Birdwell Construction
Caremark RX Inc. PAC Northbrook $5,000 Caremark PAC
Chickasaw Nation Ada $5,000 Chickasaw Nation
Stephen Drake Katy $5,000 RBC Dain Rauscher
Rebecca Drake Katy $5,000
Stanley Faison Houston $5,000
Farmers Employee & Agent PAC Austin $5,000 Farmers Insurance Co
Donald McGill Houston $5,000 Don McGill Toyota
Mid-Town Surgical Center Houston $5,000
Southwest Surgical Center Sugar Land $5,000
Texas Apartment Association PAC San Antonio $5,000 Texas Apartment Association
Texas Bankers Association (TBA) BankPac Austin $5,000 Texas Bankers Association
Texas Health & Science PAC Houston $5,000 Texas Health and Science PAC
Texas Optometric PAC Austin $5,000 Texas Optometric PAC
Webster Surgical Specialty Hospital Webster $5,000
Friends of the University of Houston Houston $4,500 Friends of the University of Houston
HillCo PAC Austin $4,000 Hillco Partners
Texas Society of Anesthesiologists (TSA) PAC Austin $4,000 Texas Society of Anesthesiologists (TSA)
James Robert 'Bob' Jones Houston $3,500 Jones & Carter
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson Austin $3,500 Linebarger Heard Goggan Blair Graham Pena & Samson
National Federation of Independent Business/ Save America's Free Enterprise Trust(NFIB) Washington $3,500 National Federation of Independent Business
Brad Wright Houston $3,250 None
Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas Austin $3,037 Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas
AstraZeneca AZPAC Wilmington $3,000 AstraZeneca
James D. & Shirley M. Dannenbaum Houston $3,000 Dannenbaum Engineering
KOCH PAC Washington $3,000 Koch Industries
Schwartz Page & Harding LLP Houston $3,000 Schwartz Page & Harding
Texas Dental Association (DENPAC) Austin $3,000 Texas Dental Association
Texas Chiropractic Association (TCA PAC) Austin $2,700 Texas Chiropractic Association
AT&T, Inc. PAC Austin $2,537 AT&T
Beer Alliance of Texas PAC Austin $2,537 Beer Alliance of Texas
Blackridge Consulting LLP Austin $2,537 Blackridge Consulting
AETNA Inc. PAC Hartford $2,500 Aetna PAC
Bruce Belin Jr. Richmond $2,500
CenterPoint Energy Inc. Houston $2,500 CenterPoint Energy
Charles Coussons Houston $2,500 Solo Practice
Delisi Communications Austin $2,500 Delisi Communications
Eli Lilly & Co. PAC Indianapolis $2,500 Eli Lilly and
Tilman J. Fertitta Houston $2,500 Landry's Restaurants
HeartPlace PAC Dallas $2,500 HeartPlace
Honeywell International Political Action Committee Washington $2,500
Houston Fire Fighters PAC Houston $2,500 Houston Fire Fighters PAC
HP PAC Palo Alto $2,500 HEWLITT PACKARD PAC
Landry's Restaurants PAC Houston $2,500 Landry's Restaurants
Licensed Beverage Distributors PAC Austin $2,500 Licensed Beverage Distributors
MAXXAM Inc.PAC Houston $2,500 MAXXAM
Catherine M. & William J Miller Austin $2,500 Hillco Partners
Vernon & Emily Reaser III Houston $2,500 Texas Teachers,
Texas Bail Association PAC / Texas Bail PAC Dallas $2,500 Texas Bail PAC
Texas Consumer Finance Association (TCFA) Austin $2,500 Texas Consumer Finance Association
Texas Medical Association TEXPAC Austin $2,500 Texas Medical Association
Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Austin $2,500 Texas Restaurant Association
Scott Waldo Houston $2,500 Platinum Pools
Charles Young Redondo Beach $2,500 Tutors with Computers┐