Texas Republican statewide candidates and officeholders have spent $140.9 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Greg Abbott has spent more than any other Republican.
Abbott is Governor of Texas and is running for re-election in 2022. Abbott raised $69.5 million and spent $68.0 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to Texas Ethics Commission reports, Abbott spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.
Greg Abbott’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)
Of the $68.0 million in reported expenditures, $56.2 million went to these 10 payees:
|$18,958,422||CrossRoads Media LLC||ENTITY|
|$16,424,439||Cross Screen Media||ENTITY|
|$3,724,433||Department of US Treasury IRS||ENTITY|
|$2,934,217||Camelback Strategy Group||ENTITY|
|$2,281,765||Greg Abbott Campaign||ENTITY|
|$1,192,453||Direct Response 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 Greg Abbott’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|