Republican primary elections for 124 of 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives took place on March 1, 2022. Of the 124 seats up for election in 2022, 56 had a primary election with more than one candidates.
Across all contested Republican primary elections, candidates raised $21.6 million. Incumbents raised an average of $362,608 per candidate and challengers raised an average of $75,220 per candidate.
Five primary elections with the most fundraising
The table below details the five Republican primary elections with the most fundraising in the House of Representatives. Winning candidates’ names are in bold.
|District 133||$1,608,554||Jim Murphy (R)||Shelley Torian Barineau, Mano Deayala, Greg Travis, Will Franklin, Bert Keller, and Jim Murphy|
|District 31||$1,041,221||Ryan Guillen (R)||Ryan Guillen, Michael Monreal, and Alena Berlanga|
|District 122||$963,829||Lyle Larson (R)||Elisa Chan, Mark Dorazio, Adam Blanchard, Mark Cuthbert, and Nicholas LaHood|
|District 68||$826,169||David Spiller (R)||David Spiller, Mark Middleton, Gary Franklin, and Craig Carter|
|District 60||$793,130||Glenn Rogers (R)||Glenn Rogers, Mike Olcott, Kit Marshall, and Lucas Turner|
#1 District 133 – $1,608,554
Incumbent Jim Murphy raised $48,400, Mano Deayala raised $490,544, Shelley Torian Barineau raised $471,076, Will Franklin raised $331,871, Greg Travis raised $156,510, and Bert Keller raised $110,154.
Shelley Torian Barineau advanced to a runoff election with 28% of the vote, Mano Deayala advanced to a runoff election with 27% of the vote, Greg Travis received 23% of the vote, Will Franklin received 13% of the vote, Bert Keller received 8% of the vote, and Jim Murphy withdrew.
#2 District 31 – $1,041,221
Incumbent Ryan Guillen raised $950,605, Michael Monreal raised $90,616, and Alena Berlanga raised $0.
Ryan Guillen advanced to the general election with 59% of the vote, Michael Monreal received 32% of the vote, and Alena Berlanga received 9% of the vote.
#3 District 122 – $963,829
Adam Blanchard raised $692,765, Elisa Chan raised $102,661, Mark Dorazio raised $93,512, Mark Cuthbert raised $74,890, and Nicholas LaHood raised $0.
Elisa Chan advanced to a runoff election with 37% of the vote, Mark Dorazio advanced to a runoff election with 28% of the vote, Adam Blanchard received 23% of the vote, Mark Cuthbert received 12% of the vote, and Nicholas LaHood withdrew.
#4 District 68 – $826,169
Incumbent David Spiller raised $804,221, Craig Carter raised $17,160, Mark Middleton raised $3,896, and Gary Franklin raised $892.
David Spiller advanced to the general election with 68% of the vote, Mark Middleton received 13% of the vote, Gary Franklin received 10% of the vote, and Craig Carter received 9% of the vote.
#5 District 60 – $793,130
Incumbent Glenn Rogers raised $575,367, Mike Olcott raised $158,644, Kit Marshall raised $42,725, and Lucas Turner raised $16,394.
Glenn Rogers advanced to a runoff election with 44% of the vote, Mike Olcott advanced to a runoff election with 36% of the vote, Kit Marshall received 12% of the vote, and Lucas Turner received 9% of the vote.
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|
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