Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Trial Lawyer Groups

Trial Lawyer Contributions in the 2012 Cycle
(Source: Texas Ethics Commission) 

Texans for Insurance Reform PAC

Total Contributions: $2,541,750

Total Trial Lawyer Contributions: $2,541,750

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage:  100%

Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Total Contributions: $666,795

Total Trial Lawyer Contributions: $666,795

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage:  100%

Conservative Voters of Texas

Total Contributions: $525,420

Total Trial Lawyer Contributions: $525,000

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage:  99%

Back to Basics PAC

Total Contributions:  $389,560

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $377,060

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 96%

Vote Texas

Total Contributions:  $612,734

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $612,734

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 100%

One Texas

Total Contributions:  $477,683

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $389,675

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 81%

Texans for Family Values

Total Contributions:  $101,671

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $101,671

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 100%

Lonestar Project Nonfederal

Total Contributions: $35,100

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $35,000

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 99%

Texas Forward

Total Contributions: $140,000

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $100,000

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 71%

Annie’s List

Total Contributions: $2,148,840

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $438,795

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 20%

Act Blue

Total Contributions: $633,334

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $61,755

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 9%

Texas Progress Council

Total Contributions: $121,000

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $60,000

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 49%

Executive Committee of Hidalgo County

Total Contributions: $79,419

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $20,000

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 25%

Trial Lawyer Contributions to Partisan Groups in the 2012 Election Cycle

House Democratic Campaign Committee

Total Contributions: $895,034

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $358,450

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 40%

Texas Democratic Party

Total Contributions: $340,122

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $118,500

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 34%

Bexar County Democratic Party

Total Contributions: $307,661

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $130,250

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 42%

Harris County Democratic Party

Total Contributions: $620,402

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $39,100

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 6%

Dallas County Democratic Party

Total Contributions: $360,540

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $46,125

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 12%

Galveston County Democratic Party

Total Contributions: $109,130

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $60,900

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 55%

Nueces County Democratic Executive Committee (CEC)

Total Contributions: $178,413

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $25,600

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 14%

 

Trial Lawyer Contributions in the 2010 Cycle

Texas Democratic Trust

Total Contributions: $5,296,409

Total Trial Lawyer Contributions:  $3,915,426

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage:  74%

Texans for Insurance Reform PAC

Total Contributions: $3,092,100

Total Trial Lawyer Contributions: $3,061,180

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage:  99%

Back to Basics PAC

Total Contributions:  $4,185,230

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $4,059,675

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 97%

Coalition of Harris County Democratic Elected Officials

Total Contributions:  $1,074,742

Trial Lawyer Contributions:  $967,265

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 90%

Texas Progress Council PAC

Total Contributions: $301,606

All Texas Progress Council PAC’ funding comes from the Texas Democratic Trust

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 74%

Texas Values in Action Coalition

Total Contributions: $397,329

Total Trial Lawyer Contributions: $230,450

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage:  58%

Texas Forward Committee

Total Contributions:  $110,300

Total Trial Lawyer Contributions:  $100,000

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage:  90%

Texans for Public Education

Total Contributions: $105,230

Total Trial Lawyer Contributions:  $100,000

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 95%

Turn Texas Blue

Total Contributions:  $240,730

Total Trial Lawyer Contributions:  $202,210

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage:  84%

Valley Political Action Committee

Total Contributions: $140,680

Total Trial Lawyer Contributions: $139,275

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage:  99%

Trial Lawyer Contributions to Partisan Groups in the 2010 Election Cycle

Texas Democratic Party

Total Contributions: $1,312,550

Texas Democratic Trust Percentage: 92%

House Democratic Campaign Committee

Total Contributions: $2,025,411

Trial Lawyer Contributions : $1,600,075

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 79%

 

Trial Lawyer Contributions in the 2008 Cycle

Texas Democratic Trust

See key trial lawyer contributors.

Total Contributions: $6,015,551

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $5,017,001

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 83%

Texans for Insurance Reform PAC

See key trial lawyer contributors.

Total Contributions: $3,057,901

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $2,977,051

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 97%

First Tuesday

See trial lawyer contributors.

Total Contributions: $977,140

Total Trial Lawyer Contributions: $880,300

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 90%

Vote Texas

See trial lawyer contributors.

Total Contributions: $615,475

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $609,475

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 99%

Texas Trial Lawyer Association

See key trial lawyer contributors.

Total Contributions: $1,011,255

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $1,010,255

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 99.9%

Texas Values in Action Committee

See key trial lawyer contributors.

Total Contributions: $480,684

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $343,671.80

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 71%

Trial Lawyer Contributors to Partisan Groups in the 2008 Election Cycle

Texas Democratic Party

See key trial lawyer contributors.

Total Contributions: $5,376,687

Trial Lawyer Contributions: $4,811,112

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 89%

House Democratic Campaign Committee

See key trial lawyer contributors.

Total Contributions: $2,011,754

Total Trial Lawyer Contributions: $1,021,256

Trial Lawyer Contribution Percentage: 51%