Texans for Joe Straus

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Full Name Joe Straus
Age 56
Race White
Occupation Insurance/ Executive Benefits
Education B.A., Vanderbilt University
Spouse: Julie
Religion Jewish

Purpose of this PAC

Supports Joe R. Straus III

Historical Contributions/Expenditures

Top Contributors

Name Total Amount # Contributions
Bob Perry $197,500.00 16
Curtis Mewbourne $150,834.91 4
James Pitcock $150,000.00 2
Peter Holt $149,500.00 9
Border Health PAC $125,000.00 3
Charles Butt $123,100.00 12
Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC $115,096.18 20
J. Ralph Ellis $115,000.00 5
FARMERS EMPLOYEE AND AGENT PAC OF TEXAS $111,000.00 5
Lawrence and Susan Kellner $110,041.86 10
JOHN WEISMAN $110,000.00 4
BLACKRIDGE $109,040.04 9
Trevor Rees-Jones $108,506.64 2
Valero PAC $102,500.00 15
Associated General Contractors of Texas PAC $99,350.00 22
Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas PAC $95,462.23 28
Peter O'Donnell $90,000.00 6
Texas Business and Commerce PAC $89,847.00 8
AT&T Inc. Texas PAC $85,000.00 3
Ryan Texas PAC $85,000.00 4
AT&T TEXAS PAC $82,000.00 7
Texas Dental Association (DenPac) $78,500.00 16
Harold Simmons $77,000.00 5
Salem Abraham $76,715.57 5
Clyde Alexander $75,741.34 5
JOHN NAU $75,289.49 4
Texas Assn. of Realtors PAC (TREPAC) $75,000.00 3
TREPAC/Texas Association of Realtors PAC $75,000.00 3
Texas Oil & Gas PAC $64,441.56 5
Wilhelmina Robertson $61,900.00 6

Recent Expenditures

Date Recipient Amount Description
Dec. 31, 2014 Mary Bush $944.16 Wages for campaign/administrative services
Dec. 31, 2014 Mrs. Meredith Brewer $1,686.96 Wages for campaign services
Dec. 31, 2014 Mr. Jesse Ancira $2,114.75 Wages for political consulting/legal services
Dec. 31, 2014 Tara Korstad $533.19 Wages for campaign/administrative services
Dec. 31, 2014 Patricia Shipton $1,355.17 Wages for political consulting
Dec. 31, 2014 Mr. John Romano $533.19 Wages for campaign services
Dec. 31, 2014 Kane Turner $1,825.95 Wages for campaign services
Dec. 31, 2014 Leslie Pardue $6,250.00 Political consultant
Dec. 31, 2014 Frost Bank $10.00 Bank Fees
Dec. 31, 2014 Ms. Naomi Miller $577.19 Wages for campaign/administrative services
Dec. 31, 2014 Jason Embry $769.58 Wages for campaign services
Dec. 31, 2014 Carolyn Scott $190.39 Wages for campaign/administrative services
Dec. 31, 2014 Erin Daly $769.58 Wages for campaign services
Dec. 31, 2014 U.S. Post Office $132.00 PO Box rental fee
Dec. 31, 2014 Mrs. Meredith Brewer $3,500.00 Staff Bonus
Dec. 30, 2014 U.S. Post Office $67.24 Postage for campaign office
Dec. 30, 2014 U.S. Post Office $12.65 Postage for campaign office.
Dec. 29, 2014 Holiday Inn Express $68.04 Lodging for staff member on campaign business
Dec. 29, 2014 Kane Turner $386.65 Mileage reimbursement for campaign work
Dec. 29, 2014 Holiday Inn Express $71.04 Lodging for staff member on campaign business
Dec. 26, 2014 American Express $2,043.67 Credit Card processing Fees
Dec. 24, 2014 U.S. Post Office $68.47 Postage for campaign office
Dec. 24, 2014 AT&T Mobility $166.14 Cellular Telephone for campaign and officeholder use.
Dec. 22, 2014 U.S. Post Office $100.00 Postage for campaign office
Dec. 19, 2014 Lilly and Company, LLC $10,000.00 Fundraising Consultant
Dec. 19, 2014 Thomas Graphics Inc. $1,525.24 Fundraising invitations
Dec. 19, 2014 Olsen + Company, LP $796.72 Materials for statewide leaders meeting
Dec. 19, 2014 Ozarka Spring Water $103.99 Capitol office beverages
Dec. 19, 2014 The Container Store $29.17 Packaging for colleagues' Christmas gifts
Dec. 19, 2014 Dunkin Donuts $856.85 Capitol office beverage service

More Expenditures

Summaries

Date Total Contributions Total Expenditures Cash On Hand Office Sought Office Held
Jan. 15, 2015 $1,401,618.06 $474,271.79 $8,429,380.08
Oct. 27, 2014 $818,897.99 $273,261.66 $7,441,723.29
Oct. 6, 2014 $1,392,394.92 $374,262.76 $6,915,202.10
July 15, 2014 $1,272,352.57 $1,054,475.52 $6,195,495.43
Feb. 24, 2014 $289,185.00 $526,450.46 $5,808,328.37
Feb. 3, 2014 $81,415.00 $108,477.68 $6,052,421.39
Jan. 15, 2014 $2,738,484.48 $1,405,625.97 $6,074,334.26
July 15, 2013 $47,140.00 $577,506.19 $4,711,428.55
Jan. 15, 2013 $1,091,280.13 $285,651.07 $5,279,283.31
Oct. 29, 2012 $659,126.65 $170,951.89 $4,474,756.85
Oct. 9, 2012 $406,726.68 $297,718.01 $3,980,376.36
July 16, 2012 $468,025.23 $856,012.79 $3,956,904.94
May 21, 2012 $552,051.83 $469,733.79 $4,443,687.54
April 30, 2012 $804,728.24 $495,624.90 $4,319,043.84
Jan. 17, 2012 $1,662,339.38 $363,523.54 $4,013,868.63
Sept. 9, 2011 $273,922.15 $124,167.44 $2,768,627.09
July 15, 2011 $129,000.00 $447,599.62 $2,616,279.26
Jan. 18, 2011 $2,001,335.26 $527,931.49 $2,990,685.70
July 15, 2010 $469,856.03 $1,683,999.27 $1,528,021.94
Feb. 22, 2010 $261,247.00 $112,388.35 $2,762,169.40
Jan. 15, 2010 $1,824,906.87 $358,692.95 $2,622,202.65
July 15, 2009 $721,050.00 $168,890.77 $883,700.83
Jan. 15, 2009 $50,650.00 $26,562.77 $647,966.91
Oct. 27, 2008 $23,400.00 $5,565.93 $621,902.88
Oct. 6, 2008 $43,134.32 $28,733.52 $603,722.00
July 15, 2008 $24,675.00 $69,371.80 $585,958.74
Jan. 15, 2008 $210,946.11 $32,981.43 $623,704.67
Oct. 29, 2007 $5,750.00 $36,660.27 $440,839.14
July 16, 2007 $0.00 $48,797.50 $467,916.97
Jan. 16, 2007 $68,685.00 $18,879.27 $508,464.62
Oct. 30, 2006 $20,975.00 $12,092.14 $454,235.44
Oct. 10, 2006 $35,865.00 $29,653.70 $443,929.95
July 17, 2006 $111,370.00 $69,295.27 $431,073.68
Jan. 17, 2006 $242,100.00 $43,021.23 $383,155.32
July 15, 2005 $174,693.29 $38,052.16 $184,076.55
Jan. 28, 2005 $152,476.40 $144,605.17 $0.00