“Harris County GOP PAC” Complaint 6

We are investigating the following material published by the “Harris County GOP” PAC (Treasurer David H. Clark) for (a) its reference sources (if they exist) in order to inform voters of the basis on which the claims within the material are founded (or not) and (b) whether or not the mailer misrepresents itself as an […]

Harris County GOP (back)

Conservative Republicans of Harris County (back)

“Conservative Republicans of Harris County” Mailer Complaint 5

We are investigating the following material published by the “Conservative Republicans of Harris County” PAC (President Steven F. Hotze M.D., Treasurer Bart C. Standley) for its reference sources (if they exist) in order to inform voters of the basis on which the claims within the material are founded (or not). The treasurer for this PAC […]


Complaint against “Valoree Swanson” Campaign 20

A Valoree Swanson Campaign mailer, “State Rep. Debbie Riddle…BAD FOR TEXAS” [1,2], was received constituting potentially unethical activity by the Campaign (Treasurer Norma Jeter). Issues contained within include: (1) HB 416 by Riddle is a bill intended to require the employees of facilities offering abortions to be trained to recognize victims of sex trafficking. HB […]

Valoree Swanson Campaign mailer, address side

Complaint Against “Texas Tea Party Patriots” PAC 17

The Courier of Montgomery County article, “Emails show negotiation of upcoming road bond between county, PAC”, was received detailing potentially unethical activity by “Texas Tea Party Patriots” PAC (President Dr. Julie Turner). Issues include: On July 14th, 4 of the 5 commissioners voted against moving forward on a road bond A consultant working for Montgomery […]


Complaint against “NE Tarrant County Tea Party” (501c4) 15

The Fort-Worth Star-Telegram article, “In Grapevine, a Tea Party leader says no to — Methodists?”, was received detailing potentially unethical activity by the “NE Tarrant County Tea Party” 501c(4) non-profit (Julie McCarty, President). Facts: 1) The NETCTP supported Cook for the race on a “slate card” simply listing names without explanation. 2) The President of […]


Complaint against “Moving Texas Forward” PAC 17

The Houston Chronicle article, “A dirty campaign about decades-old bad deeds”, was received detailing potentially unethical activity by “Moving Texas Forward” PAC (Treasurer Lashonda Johnson). Issues contained within include: (1) Fleming “… funded a dirty campaign full of half-truths and innuendo that ended up ousting Kirkland …” in 2012. (2) Texas Ethics Commission documents of […]


Complaint: Cornyn’s heart belongs to Obama 12

We received an inquiry regarding the material emailed below: From: “Steve” <friends@congressmanstevestockman.com> Subject: Cornyn’s heart belongs to Obama Date: February 14, 2014 11:22:21 AM CST Reply-To: stevestockmanforsenate2014@gmail.com It’s St. Valentine’s Day. But John Cornyn’s legislative heart belongs to Barack Obama. John Cornyn voted twice to fund Obamacare (2013 Senate Roll Call Votes 44 & 206.) John Cornyn voted this […]


“Conservative Republicans of Texas” Mailer Complaint 2

We are investigating the following material published by the “Conservative Republicans of Texas” PAC for its reference sources (if they exist) in order to inform voters of the basis on which the claims within the material are founded (or not). PHOTO OF THE MAILER LINK Negatively impacted candidates include: U.S. Senator Reid Reasor Curt Cleaver […]