Ted Cruz Victory Committee Raises $800K in Third Quarter

Posted October 15, 2013 at 4:40pm

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.