Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Sen. Dan Patrick District 7 (R-Houston )

Industry
Broadcasting
Education
B.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County
Spouse
Jan
Committees
  • Higher Education
  • Transportation
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education (Chair)
  • Finance
  • Senate Select Committee on Redistricting
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Patrick is a broadcaster who owns and operates talk radio stations in Houston and Dallas. He hosts a daily afternoon show on those stations, KSEV AM700 in Houston and KVCE 1160AM in Dallas.

  • Patrick and his wife are partners in several businesses: Houston Broadcasting, Dallas Broadcasting, Patrick Broadcasting, Pat-Rich Management, Dan & Jan Management, Plaid Shirt Pictures; and Goeb Investments.

  • He owns stock in General Motors, Ram Energy, Apple, Motorola, Oracle, Power Shares, Spyder, JP Morgan and Vanguard Index.

Property

  • Residence in Houston valued at $441,896

  • Residence in Cypress valued at $898,535

Analysis

  • Patrick's son, Ryan, is an assistant district attorney in Harris County.