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 earned and spent for the county sheriff election during that timeframe:
Ellison: $6,965 contributions, $1,984.60 expenditures
Nehls: $1,000 contributions, $1,745 expenditures
Here’s three of the top financial supporters for each campaign:
- Communications Workers of America, $2,000
- Keep Al Green in Congress, $1,000
- Sandra Smith, $500
- The Spirit of Freedom Republican Womens Club, $1,000
The next campaign finance report deadline is Oct. 31, or eight days before the election.