The Glenn Hegar campaign was first out of the gate Tuesday among statewide candidates with its announcement of fundraising results for the first three weeks of January.

Hegar, a Republican state Senator from Katy running for Comptroller, raised $262,000 and had $2.7 million cash on hand as of Jan. 23, according to the campaign. 

Texas candidates have until Feb. 3 to report their fundraising from Jan. 1 to Jan. 23. 

Hegar is running against state Rep. Harvey Hilderbran, R-Kerrville, former gubernatorial candidate Debra Medina and former state Rep. Raul Torres for the Republican nomination for Comptroller. The winner will face Democrat Mike Collier in November.

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