Texans for Joe Straus

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Full Name Joe Straus
Age 55
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 16
Curtis Mewbourne $150,834 4
James Pitcock $150,000 2
Peter Holt $149,500 9
Border Health PAC $125,000 3
Charles Butt $123,100 12
Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC $115,096 20
J. Ralph Ellis $115,000 5
FARMERS EMPLOYEE AND AGENT PAC OF TEXAS $111,000 5
Lawrence and Susan Kellner $110,041 10
JOHN WEISMAN $110,000 4
BLACKRIDGE $109,040 9
Trevor Rees-Jones $108,506 2
Valero PAC $102,500 15
Associated General Contractors of Texas PAC $99,350 22
Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas PAC $95,462 28
Peter O'Donnell $90,000 6
Texas Business and Commerce PAC $89,847 8
Ryan Texas PAC $85,000 4
AT&T Inc. Texas PAC $85,000 3
AT&T TEXAS PAC $82,000 7
Texas Dental Association (DenPac) $78,500 16
Harold Simmons $77,000 5
Salem Abraham $76,715 5
Clyde Alexander $75,741 5
JOHN NAU $75,289 4
Texas Assn. of Realtors PAC (TREPAC) $75,000 3
TREPAC/Texas Association of Realtors PAC $75,000 3
Texas Oil & Gas PAC $64,441 5
Wilhelmina Robertson $61,900 6

Recent Expenditures

Date Recipient Amount Description
Dec. 31, 2014 Mrs. Meredith Brewer $3,500 Staff Bonus
Dec. 31, 2014 Tara Korstad $533 Wages for campaign/administrative services
Dec. 31, 2014 Frost Bank $10 Bank Fees
Dec. 31, 2014 Patricia Shipton $1,355 Wages for political consulting
Dec. 31, 2014 Jason Embry $769 Wages for campaign services
Dec. 31, 2014 Leslie Pardue $6,250 Political consultant
Dec. 31, 2014 Mr. John Romano $533 Wages for campaign services
Dec. 31, 2014 Erin Daly $769 Wages for campaign services
Dec. 31, 2014 Kane Turner $1,825 Wages for campaign services
Dec. 31, 2014 Mary Bush $944 Wages for campaign/administrative services
Dec. 31, 2014 Carolyn Scott $190 Wages for campaign/administrative services
Dec. 31, 2014 Mrs. Meredith Brewer $1,686 Wages for campaign services
Dec. 31, 2014 Mr. Jesse Ancira $2,114 Wages for political consulting/legal services
Dec. 31, 2014 Ms. Naomi Miller $577 Wages for campaign/administrative services
Dec. 31, 2014 U.S. Post Office $132 PO Box rental fee
Dec. 30, 2014 U.S. Post Office $12 Postage for campaign office.
Dec. 30, 2014 U.S. Post Office $67 Postage for campaign office
Dec. 29, 2014 Kane Turner $386 Mileage reimbursement for campaign work
Dec. 29, 2014 Holiday Inn Express $68 Lodging for staff member on campaign business
Dec. 29, 2014 Holiday Inn Express $71 Lodging for staff member on campaign business
Dec. 26, 2014 American Express $2,043 Credit Card processing Fees
Dec. 24, 2014 U.S. Post Office $68 Postage for campaign office
Dec. 24, 2014 AT&T Mobility $166 Cellular Telephone for campaign and officeholder use.
Dec. 22, 2014 U.S. Post Office $100 Postage for campaign office
Dec. 19, 2014 The Container Store $29 Packaging for colleagues' Christmas gifts
Dec. 19, 2014 Lilly and Company, LLC $43 Mileage and parking reimbursement
Dec. 19, 2014 Elizabeth Christian & Associates $847 Presentation support for New Member Spouses' Orientation
Dec. 19, 2014 Dunkin Donuts $856 Capitol office beverage service
Dec. 19, 2014 Olsen + Company, LP $796 Materials for statewide leaders meeting
Dec. 19, 2014 Advanced Discovery $108 Host Board for fundraisers in Texas.

More Expenditures

Summaries

Date Total Contributions Total Expenditures Cash On Hand Office Sought Office Held
Jan. 15, 2015 $1,401,618 $474,271 $8,429,380
Oct. 27, 2014 $818,897 $273,261 $7,441,723
Oct. 6, 2014 $1,392,394 $374,262 $6,915,202
July 15, 2014 $1,272,352 $1,054,475 $6,195,495
Feb. 24, 2014 $289,185 $526,450 $5,808,328
Feb. 3, 2014 $81,415 $108,477 $6,052,421
Jan. 15, 2014 $2,738,484 $1,405,625 $6,074,334
July 15, 2013 $47,140 $577,506 $4,711,428
Jan. 15, 2013 $1,091,280 $285,651 $5,279,283
Oct. 29, 2012 $659,126 $170,951 $4,474,756
Oct. 9, 2012 $406,726 $297,718 $3,980,376
July 16, 2012 $468,025 $856,012 $3,956,904
May 21, 2012 $552,051 $469,733 $4,443,687
April 30, 2012 $804,728 $495,624 $4,319,043
Jan. 17, 2012 $1,662,339 $363,523 $4,013,868
Sept. 9, 2011 $273,922 $124,167 $2,768,627
July 15, 2011 $129,000 $447,599 $2,616,279
Jan. 18, 2011 $2,001,335 $527,931 $2,990,685
July 15, 2010 $469,856 $1,683,999 $1,528,021
Feb. 22, 2010 $261,247 $112,388 $2,762,169
Jan. 15, 2010 $1,824,906 $358,692 $2,622,202
July 15, 2009 $721,050 $168,890 $883,700
Jan. 15, 2009 $50,650 $26,562 $647,966
Oct. 27, 2008 $23,400 $5,565 $621,902
Oct. 6, 2008 $43,134 $28,733 $603,722
July 15, 2008 $24,675 $69,371 $585,958
Jan. 15, 2008 $210,946 $32,981 $623,704
Oct. 29, 2007 $5,750 $36,660 $440,839
July 16, 2007 $0 $48,797 $467,916
Jan. 16, 2007 $68,685 $18,879 $508,464
Oct. 30, 2006 $20,975 $12,092 $454,235
Oct. 10, 2006 $35,865 $29,653 $443,929
July 17, 2006 $111,370 $69,295 $431,073
Jan. 17, 2006 $242,100 $43,021 $383,155
July 15, 2005 $174,693 $38,052 $184,076
Jan. 28, 2005 $152,476 $144,605 $0