Morgan LaMantia spent more than any other Democratic State Senate candidate or officeholder in Texas

Texas Democratic State Senate candidates and officeholders have spent $16.6 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state senators and candidates, Morgan LaMantia has spent more than any other Democrat.

LaMantia is running to represent Texas State Senate District 27 in 2022. LaMantia raised $695,670 and spent $3.9 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to Texas Ethics Commission reports, LaMantia spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

Morgan LaMantia’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $3.9 million in reported expenditures, $3.4 million went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$1,361,039 Fortune Media Inc ENTITY
$607,614 MAP Political Communication ENTITY
$347,902 Breeden McCumber Advertising ENTITY
$247,180 Carrera Communications ENTITY
$239,000 Miguel Robledo INDIVIDUAL
$189,099 Reed HE Johnson INDIVIDUAL
$162,184 Amanda Saldana Law Firm PLLC ENTITY
$113,476 Arena Analytics Inc ENTITY
$102,451 Brand Boosters Co LLC ENTITY
$62,500 The Positive Program LLC ENTITY

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Texas PACs submitted to the Texas Ethics Commission. Political expenditures that are not controlled by candidates or their campaigns, known as satellite spending, are not included in candidate totals. 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 Morgan LaMantia’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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