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Texas Legislature 2019

As presumptive House speaker, Dennis Bonnen raised $4 million in a month

In July, Bonnen was a House member with $707,000 in his war chest. After he announced for House Speaker and became the favorite to succeed Joe Straus, he was getting more than $150,000 in donations per day.

State Rep. Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, speaks after being elected Speaker of the House on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019.
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