The 185 Mega Donors Who Run Texas

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.