In Texas politics, state-level candidates and political action committees have received $375.3 million in total donations between January 1, 2021, and February 19, 2022. The 10 largest donors gave more than $23.7 million, or 6 percent of all contributions.
These are the top 10 individual donors to Texas state-level candidates and political action committees (PACs) in the 2022 election cycle, according to the most recent campaign finance reports submitted to the Texas Ethics Commission:
Top 10 Texas Donors (1/1/2021 – 2/19/2022)
|Rank||Donor Name||Total Donations|
|2||Timothy M and Terri Dunn||$3,032,500|
|3||Michael & Mary Porter||$2,445,000|
|4||Dr Miriam Adelson||$2,300,000|
|5||Farris & JoAnn Wilks||$2,272,500|
|6||H Ross Perot Jr||$2,212,700|
|7||John L and Barbara Nau III||$2,134,088|
|8||Harlan R Crow||$1,958,000|
|9||Robert B Rowling||$1,805,000|
The list of Texas donors in this time period includes more than 8,329 individuals identified by name in the Texas Ethics Commission’s public records.
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Texas PACs submitted to the Texas Ethics Commission. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.
|Report Name||Report Due Date|
|2022 Jan Semiannual||1/18/2022|
|2022 Pre-Primary (30 Days)||1/31/2022|
|2022 Pre-Primary (8 Days)||2/22/2022|
|2022 Primary Runoff||5/16/2022|
|2022 Jul Semiannual||7/15/2022|
|2022 Pre-General (30 Days)||10/11/2022|
|2022 Pre-General (8 Days)||10/31/2022|
|2022 Semiannual Data||1/17/2023|
This article is a joint publication from Ballotpedia and Transparency USA, who are working together to provide campaign finance information for state-level elections. Learn more about our work here.