Race for Houston Congressional race nearly at $1 million


Nearly $1 million has already being loaded into one of Houston's hottest Congressional races, according to the latest campaign finance records filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Wealthy Houston businessman and Democrat Tahir Javed loaned his campaign $400,000 in addition to more than $245,000 he raised from donors in his quest to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Gene Green in Congress. After spending nearly $95,000 Javed had just over $522,000 in his campaign account to start 2018.
That gives him a financial edge over State Sen. Sylvia Garcia, a Houston Democrat who raised $251,000 at... read more

 
1 February 2018 in Politics, Views: 31
Source: Chron
 


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