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April 24, 2014

Ted Cruz Victory Committee Raises $800K in Third Quarter

A fundraising committee of freshman Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, reported it had raised almost $800,000 during the third quarter of 2013.

The Ted Cruz Victory Committee, a joint fundraising committee of the Ted Cruz for Senate committee and his leadership PAC, Jobs Growth and Freedom Fund, reported it had receipts of $797,450 and disbursements of $461,241, leaving $378,697 cash on hand as of Sept. 30.

The committee raised $308,200 from contributors giving $200 or less and itemized $488,250 from contributors giving more than $200. Of the itemized donors, $360,680 came from Texas.

Donors included $20,400 from Joe Long (self-employed, investments, TX); $10,200 from Chad Sweet (co-founder, The Chertoff Group, MD); $10,200 from Julie Sweet (general counsel, Accenture, DC); $10,200 from Harris Brumfield (CEO, Trading Technologies, IL); $10,200 from Terry Brumfield (self, trader, IL); $10,200 from Welcome Wilson (CEO, Welcome Group, TX); $9,000 from Nina Hendee (owner, Taste of Texas, TX); among others.

The committee transferred net proceeds of $329,198 to Ted Cruz for Senate, and $70,127 to the Jobs Growth and Freedom Fund.

Update: A spokesperson for Sen. Ted Cruz indicated that, in the third quarter, the combination of Ted Cruz for Senate, Ted Cruz Victory Committee, and the leadership PAC Jobs, Growth & Freedom Fund, raised a combined total (with transfers removed) of $1.19 million.

To search detailed money-in-politics databases, visit Political MoneyLine.

  • Gentil Aquitaine

    Now that Cruz is defying the money men behind the GOP, I suspect his fund raising is going to take a hit.

    • surfcat50

      Since he was “defying” them all through the 3rd quarter, your suspicion would appear to have been proven unwarranted.

  • Jeff

    Senator Cruz Will need support from actual Americans. He won’t get it from too many corporate sponsors because he won’t do their bidding. He won’t get support from the GOP RINO machine. It’s up to us.

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