Richard Raymond spent more than any other Democratic House candidate or officeholder in Texas

Texas Democratic House candidates and officeholders have spent $15.4 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state representatives and candidates, Richard Raymond has spent more than any other Democrat.

Raymond is the representative for Texas House District 42 and is running for re-election in 2022. Raymond raised $546,160 and spent $806,348 between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to Texas Ethics Commission reports, Raymond spent the most money with the following individual payees and PACs.

Richard Raymond’s Top 10 Payees, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $806,348 in reported expenditures, $419,204 went to these 10 payees:

Total Expenditures Name Type
$180,736 Citibank ENTITY
$80,408 The Davis Group ENTITY
$38,475 Domain Property Management ENTITY
$29,600 Holmes Family Children’s Trust ENTITY
$27,860 C & E Communications ENTITY
$14,815 Charles Maund Volkswagen ENTITY
$14,789 Alamo Mailing Company ENTITY
$11,300 Juan Rodriguez INDIVIDUAL
$11,000 Texas Democratic Party ENTITY
$10,220 Family Chevrolet 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 Richard Raymond’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

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.