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 District 22 election during that timeframe:
Pete Olson: $190,595 contributions, $172,574 expenditures
Mark Gibson: $875 contributions, $149 expenditures
In District 22, individuals' donations are not allowed to exceed $2,700 per election. Primaries, runoff and general elections are counted separately. Here’s the top three financial supporters for each campaign since the beginning of their respective campaigns:
Peter G. Olson
- Macedonio Villarreal, $5,400
- Monzer Hourani, $5,400
- Laurence E. Simmons, $5,400
- Adam Berk, $1,000
- David Scales, $1,000
- Elizabeth Campbell, $500
The next campaign finance report deadline is Oct. 31, or eight days before the election.