Rodney G. Ellis

Candidate/Officeholder (non-judicial)
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Full Name Rodney Ellis
Age 61
Hometown Houston
Race Black
Occupation Partner - Rice Financial Products Company; Shareholder - The Tagos Group; Of Counsel - Reaud, Morgan, & Quinn
Education B.A., Texas Southern University; M.P.A., University of Texas at Austin; J.D., University of Texas at Austin
Spouse: Licia Green Ellis

Historical Contributions/Expenditures

Top Contributors

Name Total Amount # Contributions
Joseph Jamail $95,000.00 6
Bob Perry $87,000.00 16
Texas Trial Lawyers Association PAC $65,000.00 12
Texas Association of Mortgage Attorneys PAC $60,000.00 4
C. W. Duncan $50,500.00 16
Charles Butt $42,000.00 10
Keep Hope Alive PAC $35,000.00 2
VINSON & ELKINS TEXAS PAC $32,000.00 17
Texas Association of Realtors PAC $31,000.00 6
Texas Optometric PAC $30,500.00 10
TREPAC/Texas Assn of Realtors PAC $30,000.00 4
Texas Medical Association $28,521.74 11
Jack Pratt $28,000.00 8
PLUMBERS LOCAL UNION NO. 68 PAC FUND $26,250.00 9
Associated General Contractors of Texas PAC $25,000.00 7
The Chickasaw Nation $25,000.00 4
Q PAC $24,500.00 7
Texas Dental Association (DenPac) $24,500.00 15
Texans for Economic Development PAC $22,500.00 4
James Greer $21,500.00 13
James Pitcock $20,000.00 6
Beer Alliance of Texas PAC $19,500.00 18
Texas State Teachers Association PAC $19,000.00 8
University of Houston PAC $18,500.00 4
HOUSTON FIRE FIGHTERS PAC $18,500.00 7
David Beck $18,000.00 12
Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP $17,500.00 8
James Dannenbaum $17,500.00 11
Union Pacific Corporation Fund for Effective Government $17,000.00 8
W. P. Hobby $17,000.00 14

Recent Expenditures

Date Recipient Amount Description
Dec. 31, 2014 RL Loving, CPA $3,000.00 Accounting services
Dec. 31, 2014 Southwest Airlines $374.70 Trip was cancelled. Ticket will be used in the future.
Dec. 30, 2014 Shell Oil $71.31 Fuel for campaign vehicle
Dec. 30, 2014 Barnaby's Cafe $78.00 Meeting
Dec. 27, 2014 Chevron $48.09 Fuel for campaign vehicle
Dec. 26, 2014 City of Austin Utilities $59.54 Utilities
Dec. 23, 2014 Whole Foods $61.26 Coffee room supplies
Dec. 23, 2014 John Evans Company $705.00 Billboard
Dec. 21, 2014 ExxonMobil $76.48 Fuel for campaign vehicle
Dec. 19, 2014 ABI Digital Solutions $646.77 Billboards
Dec. 19, 2014 Wall Street Journal $26.64 Subscription
Dec. 18, 2014 OnStar $32.37 Phone service
Dec. 18, 2014 Whole Foods $80.15 Coffee room supplies
Dec. 17, 2014 HEB $27.20 Fuel for campaign vehicle
Dec. 16, 2014 Whole Foods $79.58 Coffee room supplies
Dec. 16, 2014 U. S. Bank $1,136.00 Campaign vehicle lease
Dec. 16, 2014 The University of Texas Law School Foundation $2,000.00 Donation
Dec. 15, 2014 NY Time Sales $73.18 Subscription
Dec. 15, 2014 Whole Foods $127.98 Holiday party
Dec. 15, 2014 Bluehost, Inc. $143.88 Web hosting of RodneyEllis.com
Dec. 15, 2014 Newspaper Direct $29.95 Subscription
Dec. 15, 2014 Spaw/Senate Account $950.00 Lounge fee
Dec. 11, 2014 Ozarka Spring Water Co $22.93 Office water service
Dec. 10, 2014 ExxonMobil $73.10 Fuel for campaign vehicle
Dec. 10, 2014 Residence Inn $281.97 Lodging
Dec. 10, 2014 Constant Contact $271.83 Website maintenance
Dec. 8, 2014 City of Austin Utilities $89.43 Utilities
Dec. 5, 2014 AT&T $30.63 Phone service
Dec. 2, 2014 Clearme.com $179.00 Fast Pass Airport Security Card
Dec. 2, 2014 Comcast of Houston $88.27 Houston Campaign Office cable service

More Expenditures

Summaries

Date Total Contributions Total Expenditures Cash On Hand Office Sought Office Held
Jan. 15, 2015 $165,183.16 $181,421.89 $2,433,963.42 State Senator
July 15, 2014 $83,325.22 $117,684.50 $2,369,590.00 State Senator
Jan. 15, 2014 $111,001.00 $108,085.38 $2,322,475.62 State Senator
July 15, 2013 $0.00 $72,252.99 $2,039,200.00 State Senator
Jan. 15, 2013 $234,940.00 $91,756.31 $2,016,660.00 State Senator
July 16, 2012 $131,784.68 $111,888.14 $1,759,362.00 State Senator
Jan. 17, 2012 $141,625.00 $86,382.41 $1,656,688.00 State Senator
July 15, 2011 $0.00 $71,464.14 $1,788,481.00 State Senator
Jan. 18, 2011 $186,650.00 $40,051.78 $1,851,213.61 State Senator
Oct. 25, 2010 $35,259.62 $13,841.74 $1,614,160.00 State Senator State Senator
Oct. 4, 2010 $19,740.00 $28,907.37 $1,549,933.52 State Senator
July 15, 2010 $90,310.00 $91,256.78 $1,414,715.00 State Senator
Jan. 15, 2010 $154,250.00 $79,561.82 $1,543,095.00 State Senator
July 15, 2009 $1,000.00 $77,173.57 $1,248,379.23 State Senator
Jan. 15, 2009 $283,273.25 $79,980.28 $1,296,955.20 State Senator
July 15, 2008 $29,490.00 $115,401.51 $1,649,343.00 State Senator
Jan. 15, 2008 $123,590.00 $78,267.37 $1,908,896.35 State Senator
July 16, 2007 $0.00 $72,131.25 $1,861,011.03 State Senator
Jan. 16, 2007 $256,135.00 $90,207.71 $1,800,210.80 State Senator
July 17, 2006 $100,537.05 $120,104.77 $1,481,530.86 State Senator
Jan. 17, 2006 $175,950.00 $85,755.54 $1,438,441.97 State Senator
July 15, 2005 $0.00 $76,766.31 $1,256,062.73 State Senator
Jan. 18, 2005 $238,785.00 $113,679.56 $0.00 State Senator
July 15, 2004 $77,080.00 $129,258.10 $0.00 State Senator
Jan. 15, 2004 $177,842.88 $70,790.09 $0.00 State Senator
July 15, 2003 $0.00 $51,063.12 $0.00 State Senator
Jan. 15, 2003 $190,501.00 $54,893.66 $0.00 State Senator
July 15, 2002 $120,144.02 $86,144.80 $0.00 State Senator
Jan. 15, 2002 $162,875.00 $93,125.43 $0.00 State Senator
July 16, 2001 $100.00 $98,607.15 $0.00
Jan. 16, 2001 $293,325.60 $121,382.96 $0.00 State Senator
July 17, 2000 $17,350.00 $118,642.13 $0.00 State Senator State Senator
Jan. 18, 2000 $118,106.31 $113,108.54 $0.00
July 15, 1999 $0.00 $84,293.92 $0.00
Jan. 15, 1999 $172,077.00 $67,692.59 $0.00
July 15, 1998 $30,500.00 $63,667.74 $0.00
Jan. 15, 1998 $40,108.92 $52,203.69 $0.00
July 15, 1997 $0.00 $54,156.08 $0.00
Jan. 15, 1997 $94,471.90 $45,065.44 $0.00
July 15, 1996 $47,045.00 $57,930.14 $0.00
Jan. 16, 1996 $63,284.78 $39,436.11 $0.00
July 17, 1995 $0.00 $29,724.27 $0.00
Jan. 17, 1995 $212,346.39 $95,515.33 $0.00
July 15, 1994 $60,380.00 $53,832.60 $0.00
Jan. 18, 1994 $96,173.46 $30,797.61 $0.00
July 15, 1993 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00