Justin Holland received most campaign contributions for state representative, District 33 seat

Republican candidate Justin Holland leads Democratic candidate Karen Jacobs in political donations so far this election season, according to the latest round of campaign finance reports due to election officials Oct. 11. The two, along with Libertarian candidate Rick Donaldson, are running for the District 33 seat in the Texas House of Representatives.

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. The state does not have a report filed for Donaldson online.

Here is how much donation money each candidate has earned and spent during that timeframe:

  • Justin Holland: $23,100 contributions, $12,975.97 expenditures

  • Karen Jacobs: $18,005 contributions, $16,414.31 expenditures


Here are the top three financial supporters for each campaign between July 1 and Sept. 29:

Justin Holland



  1. Apartment Association of Greater Dallas PAC, $2,500

  2. David Lane, $2,500

  3. Mark Andrews, $1,500

  4. Brian Berry, $1,500

  5. Garon Horton Esq., $1,500

  6. Corky Randolph, $1,500


Karen Jacobs



  1. Stephen Jacobs, $10,000

  2. Peter Hancon, $1,500

  3. Rockwall County Democratic Party, $1,500

  4. Texas Democratic Women, $1,500


The next campaign finance report deadline is Oct. 31, or eight days before the election.