Friday, October 27, 2006

Three Individuals have funded a majority of Texas party operations this year

For both the Democratic and Republican parties some rich friends have provided the financial resources. Retired Dallas trial lawyer Fred Baron indirectly provided $317,000 of the $470,000 taken in by the Texas Democratic Party. Wealthy Christian school voucher proponent James Leininger and Houston homebuilder Bob Perry together gave $680,000 of the GOP's $1.2 million in contributions.

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