U.S. SENATE BATTLEFIELD TEXAS
The Race to Replace Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison in 2012

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David Dewhurst (R)
Pre-Primary Report: $6,540,712
Total Fundraising: $18,414,254
Campaign Loans: $12,025,000
Total Expenditures: $17,064,915
Cash on Hand: $1,349,339

Tom Leppert (R)
Pre-Primary Report: $104,438
Total Fundraising: $7,102,097
Campaign Loans: $3,600,000
Total Expenditures: $4,265,228
Cash on Hand: $2,836,839

Ted Cruz (R)
Pre-Primary Report: $543,100
Total Fundraising: $5,834,366
Campaign Loans: $70,000
Total Expenditures: $4,358,155
Cash on Hand: $1,476,210

Craig James (R)
Pre-Primary Report: $37,752
Total Fundraising: $1,055,660
Campaign Loans: $750,000
Total Expenditures: $1,046,348
Cash on Hand: $9,312

Paul Sadler (D)
Pre-Primary Report: NA
Total Fundraising: $77,800
Campaign Loans: $5,000
Total Expenditures: $44,226
Cash on Hand: $33,574

POLLING

UT/Texas Tribune
Republican Primary - May 2012: Dewhurst 40%, Cruz 31%, Leppert 17%, James 4%

Public Policy Polling
Republican Primary - May 2012: Dewhurst 47%, Cruz 29%, Leppert 15%, James 3%

Perception Insight
Republican Primary - May 2012: Dewhurst 57%, Cruz 16%, Leppert 12%, James 4%

Dresner Wickers Barber Sanders
Republican Primary - May 2012: Dewhurst 51%,Cruz 16%, Leppert 7%, James 2%

Public Policy Polling
Republican Primary - April 2012: Dewhurst 38%, Cruz 26%, Leppert 8%, James 7%

UT/Texas Tribune
Republican Primary - February 2012: Dewhurst 38%, Cruz 27%, James 7%, Leppert 7%

Public Policy Polling
Republican Primary - January 2012: Dewhurst 36%, Cruz 18%, Leppert 7%, James 4%

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NEWS

Houston Chronicle: Amnesty
Dispute Clouds Senate Race

Abilene Reporter-News: Cruz
Predicts Decisive Runoff Win

Houston Chronicle: Texas Race
Pits Establishment vs. Tea Party

Associated Press: Democrats
Struggling to Get Noticed

Austin American-Statesman:
Cruz Alleges Bigotry on Ad

Austin American-Statesman:
Ad Sparks Race Baiting Furor

Houston Chronicle: Texas Race
Has Big National Implications

Wall Street Journal: Tea Party
Insurgency Hits Texas Contest

Austin American-Statesman:
Poll Shows First-Round Win

Texas Tribune: Poll Shows
Runoff in Texas Race Future

Associated Press: Santorum
Endorses Cruz in Texas Race

Houston Chronicle: Will Texas
GOP Establishment Take Hit?

Dallas Morning News: Cruz
Launches New Fighter TV Ad

Houston Chronicle: Cruz Rips
Attack Ads as Nasty and False

Associated Press: Perry Stars
in New TV Spot for Dewhurst

Dallas Morning News: Third
Party Groups Ramp Up Cash

San Antonio Express-News:
Dewhurst Takes Tougher Tone

Associated Press: Texas Primary
Campaign Turns Nasty in Run-Up

Houston Chronicle: Cruz Says
He's Raised More than Rival

San Antonio Express-News: DD
Sinks $6 Million More into Bid

Austin American-Statesman:
Oklahoma Solon Backs DD

Houston Chronicle: Dewhurst
Skips Job with Dem on Resume

Dallas Morning News: Facts
Stretched in Cruz Bashing Ad

Associated Press: Rick Perry
Ad Counters Dewhurst Critics

Associated Press: Rick Perry
Ad Counters Dewhurst Critics

Dallas Morning News: Radio
Host Defends Cruz in New Ad

San Antonio Express-News:
Dewhurst Takes Perry Page

Houston Chronicle: Tea Party
Sets Sights on Texas Contest

Wall Street Journal: Senate
Primary Tightens in Texas

Yahoo News: Cruz Reports Bump
from Sarah Palin Endorsement

Dallas Morning News: Super PAC
Poll Shows Dewhurst with 57%

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Poll
Gives Big Edge to Dewhurst

San Antonio Express-News:
Criticism Flies at Senate Debate

Associated Press: Conservative
Standard Rising in Texas Race

Houston Chronicle: Ted Cruz
Continues Attacks on Dewhurst

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