Kirk P. Watson

Candidate/Officeholder (non-judicial)
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Full Name Kirk Watson
Age 57
Hometown Austin
Race White
Occupation Attorney
Education B.A., Baylor University; J.D., Baylor University
Spouse: Liz
Religion Christian
Church First Baptist Church of Austin

Related PACs

Name Relation Cash on Hand
Democratic Victory Committee for the Election of Ron Kirk,Tony Sanchez,John Sharp,et al. (DISSOLVED) Supports $0.00

Historical Contributions/Expenditures

Top Contributors

Name Total Amount # Contributions
Democratic National Committee $150,000.00 3
Tom Meredith $97,118.55 5
Kevin Rollins $80,000.00 2
Texas League of Conservation Voters (PAC) $67,000.00 5
Williams Bailey Law Firm L.L.P. $60,000.00 2
Gallagher Lewis Downey & Kim $60,000.00 1
Chris Mattsson $55,000.00 3
Joseph Aragona $54,000.00 5
Gabrielle Sheshunoff $52,250.00 2
Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas PAC $52,234.63 13
Texas Medical Association $51,778.82 17
Good Government PAC $50,000.00 1
Morton Topfer $50,000.00 2
Border Health PAC $50,000.00 4
Williams Kherkher Hart & Boundas LLP $50,000.00 3
Baron & Budd P.C. $45,000.00 4
RECA - Good Government PAC $45,000.00 11
Texas Trial Lawyers Association PAC $45,000.00 9
Ben Barnes $43,193.00 10
TREPAC (Texas Association of Realtors) $42,500.00 6
John Foster $40,000.00 2
Lone Star Fund - Texas $40,000.00 1
Fisher Boyd Brown Boudreaux & Huguenard $40,000.00 2
HILLCO PAC $39,665.50 16
Walter Penn $35,100.00 5
The New Democrat Network (PAC) $35,000.00 1
Fred Baron $35,000.00 2
Nix Patterson & Roach L.L.P. $35,000.00 2
Charles Butt $34,500.00 9
Lowell Lebermann $34,500.00 7

Recent Expenditures

Date Recipient Amount Description
Dec. 31, 2014 Yvonne Reynolds $1,371.67 Salary supplement
Dec. 31, 2014 Lora Ann Gerson $416.67 Salary supplement
Dec. 31, 2014 Sandy Hentges Guzman $2,007.67 Salary supplement
Dec. 31, 2014 Susan Nold $1,975.00 Salary supplement
Dec. 31, 2014 Katharine Alexander $1,416.67 Salary supplement
Dec. 31, 2014 Sarah Howard $950.00 Salary supplement
Dec. 31, 2014 Katherine O'Brien $916.67 Salary supplement
Dec. 29, 2014 Flieller Kruger Skelton & Plyler PLLC $4,500.00 Accounting services
Dec. 16, 2014 GNI Strategies $2,430.00 social media consulting
Dec. 16, 2014 Hill Country Springs $66.59 water delivery
Dec. 16, 2014 Celia Israel Campaign $250.00 reimbursement for rally expenses
Dec. 15, 2014 Fresas Chicken $72.55 lunch for Senate office
Dec. 15, 2014 Jimmy John's $112.00 lunch meeting
Dec. 12, 2014 Fresas Chicken $146.27 breakfast for Senate office movers
Dec. 10, 2014 HEB $200.00 gifts for staff holiday party
Dec. 10, 2014 Texas Senate $141.75 flags
Dec. 8, 2014 Texas Senate $350.00 calendars
Dec. 8, 2014 FBR Management $4,300.74 beverages for event
Dec. 4, 2014 Westbank Flowers $155.88 flowers for constituents
Dec. 3, 2014 First Data Services $226.68 Credit card processing fees
Dec. 3, 2014 First Data Services $35.79 Credit card processing fees
Dec. 3, 2014 First Data Services $28.51 Credit card processing fees
Dec. 3, 2014 First Data Services $19.95 Credit card processing fees
Dec. 3, 2014 Katharine Alexander $416.67 Salary supplement
Dec. 3, 2014 First Data Services $19.25 Credit card processing fees
Dec. 2, 2014 NGP VAN, Inc. $790.00 database software
Dec. 2, 2014 HEB $35.67 food for staff holiday party
Dec. 1, 2014 Susan Harry $2,500.00 Fundraising & compliance consulting
Dec. 1, 2014 Susan Harry $1,500.00 Fundraising & compliance consulting
Dec. 1, 2014 Sarah Howard $1,500.00 Salary supplement

More Expenditures

Summaries

Date Total Contributions Total Expenditures Cash On Hand Office Sought Office Held
Jan. 15, 2015 $173,940.00 $67,665.68 $1,480,596.45 State Senator State Senator
Oct. 27, 2014 $156,475.02 $111,977.34 $1,373,402.27 State Senator State Senator
Oct. 6, 2014 $156,397.00 $78,172.62 $1,330,525.48 State Senator State Senator
July 15, 2014 $32,327.73 $287,583.57 $1,253,393.49 State Senator State Senator
Jan. 15, 2014 $303,696.00 $230,411.24 $1,505,595.34 State Senator State Senator
July 15, 2013 $7,871.00 $207,112.63 $1,417,773.02 State Senator State Senator
Jan. 15, 2013 $151,850.00 $88,912.97 $1,610,260.69 State Senator State Senator
Oct. 29, 2012 $186,490.29 $176,916.19 $1,545,325.47 State Senator State Senator
Oct. 9, 2012 $128,567.19 $108,946.92 $1,538,460.66 State Senator State Senator
July 16, 2012 $186,232.46 $222,349.42 $1,512,252.73 State Senator State Senator
Jan. 17, 2012 $354,780.63 $269,826.20 $1,551,538.56 State Senator State Senator
July 15, 2011 $0.00 $209,643.52 $1,468,085.83 State Senator State Senator
Jan. 18, 2011 $123,398.67 $109,409.70 $1,666,866.00 State Senator
Oct. 25, 2010 $106,110.95 $100,543.39 $1,645,116.58 State Senator State Senator
Oct. 4, 2010 $192,123.46 $156,213.51 $1,646,869.76 State Senator State Senator
July 15, 2010 $454,913.30 $218,605.21 $1,609,740.53 State Senator State Senator
Jan. 15, 2010 $262,562.37 $283,791.01 $1,414,202.11 State Senator State Senator
July 15, 2009 $156,750.00 $161,290.08 $1,436,899.17 State Senator
Jan. 15, 2009 $524,251.46 $293,187.25 $1,428,097.66 State Senator State Senator
July 15, 2008 $138,119.44 $180,789.28 $1,148,140.58 State Senator
Jan. 15, 2008 $240,175.00 $201,666.53 $1,195,945.87 State Senator
July 16, 2007 $7,010.00 $115,508.94 $1,124,661.30 State Senator
Jan. 16, 2007 $148,390.35 $47,548.95 $1,213,821.91 State Senator
Oct. 30, 2006 $56,587.50 $26,926.78 $1,107,825.81 State Senator
Oct. 10, 2006 $206,899.63 $68,796.45 $1,077,497.05 State Senator
July 17, 2006 $143,391.80 $128,193.85 $935,599.00 State Senator
Jan. 17, 2006 $1,005,676.17 $83,410.39 $906,279.79 State Senator
July 15, 2005 $0.00 $108.12 $8,324.21
Jan. 18, 2005 $0.00 $5,630.64 $0.00 Attorney General
July 15, 2004 $1,125.00 $1,200.00 $0.00 Attorney General
Jan. 15, 2004 $75,704.93 $61,637.66 $0.00
July 15, 2003 $38,694.49 $84,465.99 $0.00 Attorney General
Jan. 15, 2003 $204,067.50 $174,579.09 $0.00 Attorney General
Oct. 28, 2002 $784,006.38 $994,119.32 $0.00 Attorney General
Oct. 7, 2002 $1,305,520.80 $1,736,025.51 $0.00 Attorney General
July 15, 2002 $1,130,137.56 $2,361,342.17 $0.00 Attorney General
July 15, 2002 $25,000.00 $0.00 $0.00 Attorney General
July 15, 2002 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Jan. 15, 2002 $1,838,013.54 $214,959.99 $0.00 Attorney General