Money In PoliTex:

A Guide to Money in the 2010
Texas Elections

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Senator Jose Rodriguez (D)
District 29

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 $428,044
Primary Result 70% Total Spent $269,267
General Result 60% Cash on Hand $156,445

Identified Contributions by Economic Interest
Contributions by Check Size

Top Source Cities
City Total
Austin $217,363
El Paso $86,130
Mcallen $20,720
Houston $18,000
San Antonio $10,650

Top Donors
Name City Total Employer
Texans for Insurance Reform Austin $36,229 Texans for Insuance Reform
Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) Austin $20,500 Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Border Health PAC (BHPAC) Mcallen $20,000 Border Health PAC
Texas Association of Realtors PAC (TREPAC) Austin $15,176 Texas Association of Realtors
Texas Medical Association TEXPAC Austin $15,108 Texas Medical Association
Texans for Economic Development (TED PAC) Austin $10,000 Texans for Economic Development PAC
Texas Oil & Gas PAC (TXOGA) Austin $10,000 Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA)
Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA) Austin $6,000 Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA)
Brown McCarroll LLP (BMcPAC) Austin $5,500 Brown McCarrol
Martin Peisen Mcallen $5,095 L & F Distributors
J. Robert & Sherry Brown n/a El Paso $5,000 Desert Eagle Distributing
Charles C. Butt San Antonio $5,000 HEB Grocery
Chickasaw Nation Ada $5,000 Chickasaw Nation
Woody L. & Gayle G. Hunt El Paso $5,000 Hunt
Curtis W. Mewbourne Tyler $5,000 Mewbourne Oil Company
John Steven & Amber Anderson Mostyn Houston $5,000 Mostyn Law Firm
Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC (TLR) Austin $5,000 Texans For Lawsuit Reform
Texas Automobile Dealers Association (TADA) Austin $5,000 Texas Automobile Dealers Association
Texas Friends of Time Warner Cable Houston $5,000 Texas Friends of Time Warner Cable
Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Austin $5,000 Texas Restaurant Association
Texas Consumer Lenders PAC Arlington $4,500 Texas Consumer Lenders PAC
Jack A. Cardwell El Paso $3,500 Petro Stopping Centers
Harold & Beth A. Hahn El Paso $3,500 Rocky Mortgage Company
Texas Apartment Association PAC San Antonio $3,500 Texas Apartment Association
Valero PAC San Antonio $3,500 Valero Energy Corp
Texas Consumer Finance Association (TCFA) Austin $3,000 Texas Consumer Finance Association
Texas State Association of Fire Fighters Action Committee Austin $3,000 Texas State Association of Fire Fighters
Texas Democratic Party Austin $2,600 Texas Democratic Party
Texas Federation of Teachers COPE Fund (TFT) (AFT) Austin $2,600 Texas Federation of Teachers
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Washington $2,500 American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees
BG Distribution Partners PAC Houston $2,500 BG Distribution Partners,
Compass BancPAC Austin $2,500 Compass Bank
Farmers Employee & Agent PAC Austin $2,500 Farmers Insurance Co
Paul L. Foster El Paso $2,500 Western Refining
L. Frederick Francis El Paso $2,500 Bank of the West
E.C. Houghton Jr. El Paso $2,500
Independent Bankers Association Austin $2,500 Independent Bankers Association
Robert E. & Gordon R. Johnson Austin $2,500 Johnson & Johnson Law Firm
Q PAC Fort Worth $2,500 Q Funding,
Texas Gaming Association (TGA) Austin $2,500 Texas Gaming Assoc. PAC
AT&T, Inc. PAC Austin $2,480 AT&T
ExxonMobil Corp PAC Irving $2,300 Exxon Mobil Corporation
El Paso Restaurant Association El Paso $2,000 El Paso Restaurant Association
Jose Fong n/a El Paso $2,000 F.W.
David W. Hilgers Austin $2,000 Brown McCarrol
Houston Fire Fighters PAC Houston $2,000 Houston Fire Fighters PAC
J. Christopher Hughes Austin $2,000 Brown & McCarroll
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates LLP (K & L Gates) Dallas $2,000 Kirkpatrick & Lockhart
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson Austin $2,000 Linebarger Heard Goggan Blair Graham Pena & Samson
Texas Package Stores Association Beverage Alliance Austin $2,000 Texas Package Stores Association
Wells Fargo & Co. Employee Fund Minneapolis $2,000 Wells Fargo Bank
Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas Austin $2,000 Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas