Abbott Adds $4.78 Million to War Chest

Attorney General Greg Abbott, who already has the biggest war chest in Texas politics, raised a record $4.78 million in the last two weeks of June, campaign officials said Wednesday.

During a podcast released by Texans for Greg Abbott, campaign finance director Sarah Whitley said 2,100 individuals made contributions to Texans for Greg Abbott in the last fundraising period. She said the figures surpassed previous fundraising periods considering the short period of time in which fundraising was allowed after the conclusion of the 2013 regular legislative session.

“Not only did we break our own record at Texans for ...

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