Dade Phelan raised more than any other Republican House candidate in Texas

Texas Republican candidates and officeholders have raised $164.5 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state House candidates and officeholders, Dade Phelan has raised more than any other Republican.

Phelan represents Texas House District 21 and is running for re-election in 2022. Phelan raised $2.9 million and spent $2.5 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and May 14, 2022. According to Texas Ethics Commission reports, the following individual donors and PACs gave the most money to Phelan.

Top 10 Donors to Phelan, (1/1/2021 – 5/14/2022)

Of the $2.9 million in reported donations, $733,440 came from these 10 donors.

Total DonationsNameType
$103,206.25Border Health PACENTITY
$100,000.00Arch Aplin IIIINDIVIDUAL
$100,000.00Michael Porter Family TrustENTITY
$100,000.00Robert B RowlingINDIVIDUAL
$75,000.00Thomas D WilliamsINDIVIDUAL
$55,000.00Texans for Lawsuit Reform PACENTITY
$50,233.61Richard WeekleyINDIVIDUAL
$50,000.00Catherine and Sam L SusserINDIVIDUAL
$50,000.00Friends of UT Southwestern Medical CenterENTITY
$50,000.00Gary Gates JrINDIVIDUAL

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Texas candidate 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.

See updates to Phelan’s campaign finance data after the most recent reports are available.

Texas ReportsReport Due Date
2022 Jan Semiannual1/18/2022
2022 Pre-Primary (30 Days)1/31/2022
2022 Pre-Primary (8 Days)2/22/2022
2022 Primary Runoff5/16/2022
2022 Jul Semiannual7/15/2022
2022 Pre-General (30 Days)10/11/2022
2022 Pre-General (8 Days)10/31/2022
2022 Semiannual Data1/17/2023

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.