Interactive: Special Session Campaign Finance Analyzer

In addition to their regular mid-year reports, Texas officeholders and candidates have to report money they raise during special legislative sessions, like the three this summer. Now that the third of those reports are available, we’ve combined disclosures in our analyzer for all three sessions to show you what statewide candidates and officeholders were doing while the Legislature was in special session. These cover contributions from May 27 to Aug. 25, broken down by biggest donors, donor location, by size of donation and by the dates the money came in. Keep in mind that this includes the last days of the mid-year report. That’s a rush period for candidates who are trying to boost their numbers in the final days of June, which you can see in their daily tallies during that period.

You can see the effects in the day-by-day fundraising tallies below, and if you’re interested, the July 15 reports are analyzed here.

Select Lawmaker/Candidate
Summary
Top 10 Donations
Contributor Location Date Amount
Contributions by State
State Amount
Top 10 Contributing ZIP Codes
ZIP Code Amount
Percentage of Contribution by Donation Size
Contributions by Date
Date Amount

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