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Council Candidates' Campaign Finance Reports
First campaign finance reports hit the City Clerk's office
"...Posted here are snapshots of the initial campaign finance reports filed in the five City Council races..."

July 22, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Eight-Days-Out Campaign Finance Report
Money, money, monayyyy
"...The final set of campaign finance figures for the five City Council races up..."

Nov. 2, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Benedict Charges Campaign Finance Violations
Unsuccessful council candidate says out-of-town money violates the law
"...nearly the entirety of the council of violating local campaign fundraising ordinances by accepting out-of-town contributions in excess of..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Campaign Finance Flare-Up
When is a run-off not a run-off?
"...The last batch of campaign finance reports before municipal election day came in Friday,..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Campaign Finance Glossary
Here's a handy guide to the major questions concerning campaign-finance law in Texas
"...funds to pay for a $1.9 million political ad campaign? That depends on your interpretation of state campaign-finance laws..."

March 28, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Texas Republicans Dodge Criminal Campaign Finance Bullet
Republican Party of Texas cuts deal with Travis County on corporate money charges.
" for political activities, such as voter-registration drives and campaign ads that specifically name candidates...."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Campaign Finance: Take the Money and Hide
Of the few campaign finance reforms under consideration, none have bright prospects.
"...full control of the Lege this session under questionable campaign finance circumstances that are currently the target of a..."

April 11, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Campaign Finance Reports
Cash makes the contender
"...Pundits and campaign professionals are looking to the first round of campaign..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

30-Days-Out Reports from Campaign Finance Land
"...of the City Clerk has again compiled the latest campaign finance numbers for the five City Council seats on..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Campaign Finance Reports Shed Light on Prop 1 PAC Spending
Ridesharing Works coffer dwarfs rival PAC
"...accusing the other of being bought out ("Prop 1 Campaign Switches Into High Gear," April 8). But now that..."

April 15, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

D10 Campaign Finance
Who's got the money? Who's got the endorsements?
"...Eight-days-out campaign finance reports are posted to the City Clerk's website..."

Dec. 9, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Election Notes: Campaign Finance Time
Who's got the money?
"...Steve Adler as a "David versus Goliath battle." Morrison's campaign raised $120,294, including $92,294 from more than 600 individual..."

July 20, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Finance Fireworks Flare For Leffingwell, McCracken (Updated)
Leffingwell says McCracken grossly exceeds out-of-town contributions; McCracken's crew shoots back
"...In his latest campaign finance report, on first blush it appears Brewster McCracken..."

May 3, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Austin Campaign Contribution Limits Upheld
Split decision ends blackout period, “dissolution” requirements
" by U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel, Austin’s $350 campaign contribution limits were upheld, but the judge overturned the..."

July 21, 2016 News Post by Michael King

HD47 Finance Furor
Republican Workman attacks opponent for having student loans
"...days it takes a few reads to parse a campaign press release, especially when a campaign has gone negative...."

April 8, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Campaign Money Shuffle?
The GOP's capture of the Texas House may have been accomplished with less than scrupulous campaign fund dealings.
"...R or a D. Republicans cheerfully acknowledge that their campaign umbrella groups procured millions from corporate benefactors, but insist..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

On the Campaign Trail: Shade Racks Up Most Cash
The pulse quickens in heated Place 3 race
" opponent Kathie Tovo, saying, "I can't give my campaign $53,000 as my opponent has done, so I depend..."

May 13, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Did Campaign Ad Cross the Line?
Ah, the finer print of election laws
"...Meeker asked Rick Culleton to step down as his campaign treasurer because, Meeker says, he was concerned that the..."

April 11, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Campaign Update: Frontrunner Dues and Blues
Kim and Clarke race for the line
"...The City Council Place 3 run-off campaign between frontrunner Margot Clarke and newcomer Jennifer Kim, currently..."

June 3, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

Full Campaign Disclosure: Here Comes Late Money
Charges, countercharges, and lawsuits in City Council campaigns
" make a difference in our community." Since the campaign is nearly over (election day is Saturday, May 7),..."

May 6, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

Campaign Reform, On the Air
A new TV ad urges citizens to help 'clean up Texas politics'
"...No. 1 enemy is cynicism," said Fred Lewis of Campaigns for People Monday morning, as he unveiled a new..."

Oct. 1, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Campaign Cash: Who's in the Money?
Some war chests are full; some are empty
"...the Nov. 2 election had to file their semiannual campaign finance reports. As the first major financial disclosures of..."

July 30, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Campaign War Chest
Secretary of State Roger Williams' officeholder account is brimming with more than $200,000 in donor cash, suggesting that he has been stumping for dollars ever since Gov. Perry appointed him to the post in 2004.
"...doesn't have to stoop to the necessary evil of campaign fundraising during an election year. Yet Williams' officeholder account,..."

Aug. 18, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Counting the Campaign Money: It's a Bundle
Incumbents rake it in with help from Armbrust
"...The spring City Council candidates' Jan. 15 campaign finance reports are in – and with Randi Shade,..."

Jan. 28, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Riding the Late-Money Campaign Train
Last-minute campaign contributions come under fire
"...days leading up to the Nov. 2 election, large campaign contributions totaling nearly $300,000 flew into local coffers under..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Campaign Money Fattening Local Coffers
The latest campaign finance reports show who's supporting which candidates for mayor and council
"...Campaign finance reports are in from candidates vying for mayor..."

Jan. 23, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Campaign Gravy Fattens Coffers
The usual suspects drop a load of late money into Keel campaign
"...Time for cash-counting: The final pre-election campaign finance filings, commonly known as the eight-day reports, are..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Mike Collier Announces Campaign Against Dan Patrick
Former TDP finance chair seeks to oust Lt. Gov.
"...months of pre-gaming, Democrat Mike Collier officially announced his campaign to challenge Dan Patrick for the lieutenant governorship. Collier,..."

June 23, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Then There's This: The Race For Campaign Cash
County Judge and Pct. 2 Commissioner's races don't come cheap
"...Campaign finance reports filed Monday at the county clerk's office..."

July 19, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Perry Campaign: Double Duties and Revolving Doors
State office staff signs up for campaign positions
"...of Gov. Rick Perry's official staff are joining his campaign staff. And obviously the governor's office would not want..."

Sept. 4, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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