TLR's Support for Liberal Democrats: $3M+

Texans for Lawsuit Reform (TLR) claims to represent true conservative principles. But according to the Texas Ethics Commission, TLR has contributed more than $3 million to Texas Democrats! Many of these lawmakers and candidates defend illegal immigrants, side with Planned Parenthood, and want to raise your taxes. See below for the handouts TLR has made to liberal Democrats since 2000.

Wanda Adams
D-131, Houston (candidate)
$35,000 Rep. Ryan Guillen
D-31, Rio Grande City
$38,525 Rep. Solomon Ortiz
D-33, Corpus Christi
$6,000
Rep. Carol Alvarado
D-145, Houston
$299,809 Rep. Judy Hawley
D-31, Portland
$1,000 Rep. Aaron Pena
Former D-40, Edinburg
$59,500
Rep. Rafael Anchia
D-103, Dallas
$1,000 Delicia Herrera
D-125, San Antonio (candidate)
$61,500 Rep. Joseph Pickett
D-79, El Paso
$2,000
Sen. Kenneth Armbrister
D-18, Victoria
$20,000 Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa
D-20, McAllen
$35,000 Rep. Inocente Quintanilla
D-75, Tornillo
$1,000
Rep. Kevin Bailey
D-140, Houston
$50,000 Rep. Mark Homer
D-3, Paris
$67,500 Rep. Ronald Reynolds
D-27, Missouri City
$2,000
Rep. Valinda Bolton
D-47, Austin
$1,000 Rep. Charles Hopson
Former D-11, Jacksonville
$138,500 Rep. Tara Rios Ybarra
D-43, S. Padre Island
$337,500
Rep. Terry Canales
D-40, Edinburg
$1,000 Rep. Donna Howard
D-48, Austin
$5,000 Rep. Allan Ritter
Former D-21, Nederland
$61,525
Rep. Jaime Capelo
D-34, Corpus Christi
$5,000 Rep. Eric Johnson
D-100, Dallas
$1,500 Sen. Jose Rodriguez
D-29, El Paso
$5,000
Rep. Norma Chavez
D-76, El Paso
$19,500 Rep. Robert Junell
D-72, San Angelo
$7,500 Rep. Patrick Rose
D-45, Dripping Springs
$221,657
Rep. Ellen Cohen
D-134, Houston
$8,500 Rep. Tracy King
D-80, Batesville
$4,500 Gus Ruiz
D-35, Harlingen (candidate)
$25,000
Rep. Garnet Coleman
D-147, Houston
$1,000 Rep. Oscar Longoria
D-35, Mission
$1,500 Rep. Mark Strama
D-50, Austin
$79,500
Sen. Robert Cook
D-17, Eagle Lake
$40,500 Rep. Jose Manuel Lozano
Former D-43, Kingsville
$2,000 Rep. Barry Telford
D-1, DeKalb
$1,000
Rep. David Counts
D-70, Knox City
$2,500 Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr.
D-27, Brownsville
$80,167 Rep. Senfronia Thompson
D-141, Houston
$3,500
Rep. Enrique Cuellar
D-42, Laredo
$1,000 Rep. Eduardo Lucio III
D-38, Rancho Viejo
$113,606 Rep. Robert Turner
D-73, Voss
$1,000
Rep. Joseph Deshotel
D-22, Beaumont
$2,000 Sen. Frank Madla
D-19, San Antonio
$718,969 Rep. Sylvester Turner
D-139, Houston
$13,500
Rep. Albert Edwards
D-146, Houston
$5,000 Rep. Marisa Marquez
D-77, El Paso
$109,795 Sen. Carlos Uresti
D-19, San Antonio
$250
Sen. Rodney Ellis
D-13, Houston
$7,000 Rep. Trey Martinez Fisher
D-116, San Antonio
$1,000 Carlos Vasquez
D-90, Fort Worth (candidate)
$99,714
Rep. David Farabee
D-69, Wichita Falls
$67,940 Rep. Armando Martinez
D-39, Weslaco
$6,000 Sen. Leticia Van De Putte
D-26, San Antonio
$17,500
Rep. Jessica Farrar
D-148, Houston
$500 Rep. Ruth McClendon
D-120, San Antonio
$1,000 Rep. Michael Villareal
D-123, San Antonio
$13,500
Rep. Timoteo Garza
D-80, Eagle Pass
$5,500 Rep. Jose Menendez
D-124, San Antonio
$12,000 Sen. Kirk Watson
D-14, Austin
$2,500
Rep. Helen Giddings
D-109, DeSoto
$1,000 Rep. Joe Moreno
D-143, Houston
$1,000 Sen. John Whitmire
D-15, Houston
$26,500
Rep. Veronica Gonzales
D-41, McAllen
$1,000 Rep. Sergio Munoz Jr.
D-36, Mission
$3,023 Rep. Gene Wu
D-137, Houston
$1,500
Rep. Naomi Gonzalez
D-76, El Paso
$341,065 Rep. Richard Noriega
D-145, Houston
$2,000 Sen. Judith Zaffirini
D-21, Laredo
$22,500
Rep. Bobby Guerra
D-41, Mission
$500 Rep. Rene Oliveira
D-37, Brownsville
$11,000 TOTAL:  $3,344,546

SOURCE: Texas Ethics Commission. NOTE: Some Democratic lawmakers switched parties after accepting money from TLR, but the above contributions were made beforehand.