Dawn Buckingham raised more than any other Republican State Senate candidate or officeholder in Texas

Texas Republican State Senate candidates and officeholders have raised $18.7 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state senators and candidates, Dawn Buckingham has raised more than any other Republican.

Buckingham is the representative for Texas State Senate District 24 and is running for Texas Land Commissioner in 2022. Buckingham raised $2.8 million and spent $3.7 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to Texas Ethics Commission reports, the following individual donors and PACs gave the most money to Buckingham.

Dawn Buckingham’s Top 10 Donors, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $2.8 million in reported donations, $844,248 came from these 10 donors:

Total Donations Name Type
$300,000 Michael & Mary Porter INDIVIDUAL
$103,000 Cody Lee INDIVIDUAL
$72,000 John L and Barbara Nau III INDIVIDUAL
$66,361 Ellyn Yacktman INDIVIDUAL
$65,000 Dian Graves Stai INDIVIDUAL
$51,831 Stanley P Jobe INDIVIDUAL
$51,056 Texas Medical Association Political Action Committee ENTITY
$50,000 H Ross Perot Jr INDIVIDUAL
$50,000 Texans for Responsible Government ENTITY
$35,000 Tucker & Gina Bridwell INDIVIDUAL

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Texas PACs submitted to the Texas Ethics Commission. Federal PACs are not required to report to state agencies. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.

See updates to Dawn Buckingham’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

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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