Travis County Commissioners Court candidates' campaign finance reports released

Williamson County Commissioners Court Precinct 1 candidates' campaign finance reports were due Oct. 11.

Williamson County Commissioners Court Precinct 1 candidates' campaign finance reports were due Oct. 11.

Precinct 3


Gerald Daugherty leads David Holmes in political donations so far this election season for the Travis County Commissioners Court Precinct 3 race, according to the latest round of campaign finance reports due to election officials Tuesday.

Every opposed candidate in the Nov. 8 election must file a contributions and expenditures report 30 days before the election. This latest round of reports, the first mandated disclosure since this summer, covers all financials from July 1 to Sept. 29, according to the Texas Ethics Commission.

Here is how much donation money each candidate has earned and spent for the Travis County Commissioners Court election during that timeframe:

Daugherty: $296,210.10 contributions, $19,585.45 expenditures

David Holmes: $23,164.78 contributions, $34,348.66 expenditures

Here are the top five financial supporters for each campaign:

Daugherty:

  1. Sam Kumar, $5,000

  2. Gerald Kucera, $5,000

  3. PAC of Winstead PC, $3,500

  4. Vangie McLemore, $2,500

  5. Wesley Brockhoeft, $2,500


Holmes:

  1. Travis County Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Assoc. PAC, $5,000

  2. AFSCME, AFL-CIO, $5,000

  3. United Assoc. of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry, $2,000

  4. Ronald Muns, $1,000

  5. Southwest Laborers District Council SWLDC PAC, $750


Precinct 1


Here is how much donation money candidates in the Precinct 1 race have earned and spent for the Travis County Commissioners Court election during that timeframe:

Pat McCord: $5,040 contributions, $1,255.27 expenditures

Jeff Travillion: $35,731.56 contributions, $28,465.36 expenditures

Here are the top financial supporters for each campaign:

McCord:

  1. Rob Tiemann DBA Tiemann Co., $5,000

  2. Anonymous, $40


Travillion:

  1. Travis County Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Assoc. PAC, $5,000

  2. United Assoc. of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry, $2,000

  3. Husch Blackwell LLP, $2,500

  4. CWA-COPE PCC, $1,000

  5. Darryl Carter, $1,000


The next campaign finance report deadline is Oct. 31, or eight days before the election.
By Kelli Weldon
Kelli joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter and has been covering Southwest Austin news since July 2012. She was promoted to editor of the Southwest Austin edition in April 2015. In addition to covering local businesses, neighborhood development, events, transportation and education, she is also the beat reporter covering the Travis County Commissioners Court.


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