Using the database resource that will soon be available to taxpayers through the Influence Texas app, the nonprofit group Texans for Public Justice has compiled a list of the largest contributors of Texas campaign money in the most recent elections.
· The top 185 contributors collectively spent $131 million during the two-year 2016 election cycle for non-federal Texas public offices.
· The 185 mega-donors provided 67% of the $195 million total raised by all candidates for state offices.
· The 185 donors spent from $250,000 to $9 million apiece. Thirty-one gave over $1 million each.
See the full list here.