Senator John J. Carona's Campaign Finances

Biographical

Full Name: John J. Carona
Current Office: State Senate - District 16, Republican
First Elected: 1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Helen; 5 Children: Joey, Jeff, Will, Kirsten, Kel
Birth Date: 12/14/1955
Birth Place: Texas City, TX
Home City: Dallas, TX
Religion: Baptist

Top Sectors

Finance, Insurance & Real Estate $341,769.00
Uncoded $244,095.00
Lawyers & Lobbyists $176,230.00
General Business $124,500.00
Energy & Natural Resources $103,750.00
Communications & Electronics $89,500.00
Health $72,850.00
Government Agencies/Education/Other $50,950.00
Construction $44,284.00
Transportation $37,100.00
Agriculture $25,009.00
Labor $22,500.00
Ideology/Single Issue $3,000.00
Candidate Contributions $2,100.00
Defense $2,000.00
Unitemized Contributions $1,699.00
Party $300.00
Cycle: 2014
Data provided by FollowTheMoney.org

Top Industries

Uncoded $244,095.00
Lawyers & Lobbyists $176,230.00
Payday/Title Loans $86,000.00
Telecom Services & Equipment $68,500.00
Real Estate $68,269.00
Electric Utilities $62,000.00
Beer, Wine & Liquor $62,000.00
Insurance $48,750.00
Health Professionals $48,350.00
Securities & Investment $34,000.00
Commercial Banks $29,750.00
Oil & Gas $28,250.00
Accountants $27,500.00
Automotive $26,500.00
Public Sector Unions $21,500.00
Home Builders $20,750.00
Gambling & Casinos $20,000.00
Food Processing & Sales $18,000.00
Tribal Governments $17,000.00
Education $16,450.00
Credit Unions $15,500.00
Lodging & Tourism $15,000.00
Health Services $12,500.00
Miscellaneous Finance, Insurance & Real Estate $11,500.00
Computer Equipment & Services $11,000.00
Miscellaneous Finance $10,500.00
Banks & Lending Institutions $10,000.00
Business Associations $10,000.00
Nonprofit Institutions $10,000.00
General Contractors $8,500.00
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products $7,500.00
Construction Services $6,534.00
Food & Beverage $6,000.00
Retired $6,000.00
TV & Movie Production/Distribution $5,000.00
Railroads $5,000.00
Special Trade Contractors $4,500.00
Hospitals & Nursing Homes $4,500.00
Building Materials & Equipment $4,000.00
Air Transport $4,000.00
Livestock $3,500.00
Retail Sales $3,500.00
Business Services $3,000.00
Miscellaneous Transport $3,000.00
Sea Transport $2,600.00
Printing & Publishing $2,500.00
Telephone Utilities $2,500.00
Waste Management $2,500.00
Other/Single Issue Groups $2,500.00
Defense Electronics $2,000.00
Miscellaneous Energy $2,000.00
Hunting $2,000.00
Miscellaneous Services $2,000.00
Miscellaneous Manufacturing & Distributing $2,000.00
Steel $2,000.00
Unitemized Contributions $1,699.00
Civil Servants/Public Officials $1,500.00
Candidate Committees $1,100.00
Farm Bureau $1,009.00
Dairy $1,000.00
Forestry & Forest Products $1,000.00
General Trade Unions $1,000.00
Chemical & Related Manufacturing $1,000.00
Trucking $1,000.00
Republican Officials, Candidates & Former Members $1,000.00
Poultry & Eggs $500.00
Gun Control $500.00
Party Committees $300.00

Top Contributors

TEXAS ASSOCATION OF REALTORS $30,019.00
ANDREWS, BARRY G $25,000.00
AT&T $25,000.00
AYCOX, ROD A $25,000.00
TIME WARNER CABLE $16,000.00
AHLBERG, TREVOR L $15,000.00
ROWLING, ROBERT B $15,000.00
TEXAS CREDIT UNION LEAGUE $15,000.00
HILL JR, AL G $15,000.00
TEXAS OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION $15,000.00
BUTT, CHARLES C $15,000.00
WHOLESALE BEER DISTRIBUTORS OF TEXAS $15,000.00
TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF PROPERTY TAX PROFESSIONALS $12,500.00
TEXAS CONSUMER FINANCE ASSOCIATION $11,000.00
INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENTS OF TEXAS $10,500.00
HILL, LYDA $10,500.00
DEAN, DAVID & JEAN $10,250.00
REICH, ROBERT I $10,000.00
RYAN & CO $10,000.00
BEER ALLIANCE OF TEXAS $10,000.00
GALLAGHER LAW FIRM $10,000.00
SEWELL, CARL $10,000.00
CHICKASAW NATION $10,000.00
FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP $10,000.00
TEXAS TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION $10,000.00
PRATT SR, JACK E $10,000.00
SIMMONS, HAROLD C $10,000.00
TEXANS FOR LAWSUIT REFORM $10,000.00
Q INVESTMENTS $10,000.00
TRONE, DAVID J $10,000.00
LANIER, W MARK $10,000.00
CENTERPOINT ENERGY $10,000.00
ODONNELL, PETER $10,000.00
COLLINS, RICHARD H $10,000.00
COMCAST $10,000.00
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER $8,000.00
EXELON $8,000.00
TEXAS APARTMENT ASSOCIATION $7,500.00
BROWN MCCARROLL LLP $7,500.00
TEXAS CONSUMER LENDERS PAC $7,500.00
LICENSED BEVERAGE DISTRIBUTORS $7,000.00
NRG ENERGY $6,500.00
ACERS, EBBY HALLIDAY $6,000.00
HILLCO PARTNERS $6,000.00
LEWIS, GEORGE RAY $6,000.00
ATMOS ENERGY $5,500.00
NYE JR, ERLE A $5,500.00
BANK OF AMERICA $5,500.00
STEVE BRESNEN & ASSOCIATES $5,218.00
BLACKRIDGE $5,019.00
HILL, FRED $5,000.00
TEXAS DENTAL ASSOCIATION $5,000.00
CHOCTAW NATION OF OKLAHOMA $5,000.00
FRIENDS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON $5,000.00
TEXAS BANKERS ASSOCIATION $5,000.00
HOUSTON POLICE OFFICERS UNION $5,000.00
ALLSTATE INSURANCE $5,000.00
TEXAS STATE FARM AGENTS $5,000.00
PEROT JR, H R $5,000.00
ACE CASH EXPRESS $5,000.00
EZCORP INC $5,000.00
STAUBACH, ROGER T $5,000.00
GRAYDON GROUP $5,000.00
TEXAS PETROLEUM MARKETERS & CONVENIENCE STORE ASSOCIATION $5,000.00
ENTERGY $5,000.00
BYRD LAW FIRM $5,000.00
ROACH, NELSON J $5,000.00
VERIZON $5,000.00
FORD, GERALD J $5,000.00
TIME WARNER $5,000.00
BRANSON, FRANK $5,000.00
NIEMANN & NIEMANN LAW FIRM $5,000.00
WILLIAMS KHERKHER $5,000.00
TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF MORTGAGE PROFESSIONALS $5,000.00
NORTH CYPRESS MEDICAL CENTER $5,000.00
PACK, SAM H $5,000.00
TEXAS TELEPHONE ASSOCIATION $5,000.00
INDEPENDENT BANKERS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS $5,000.00
RURAL FRIENDS OF ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES $5,000.00
ELLIS, RALPH $5,000.00
TEXANS FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT $5,000.00
BUDD, RUSSELL W $5,000.00
PROVOST & UMPHREY $5,000.00
KICKAPOO TRADITIONAL TRIBE OF TEXAS CASINO REVENUE FUND $5,000.00
DEDMAN, R H $5,000.00
TEXAS ASSOCIATION FOR HOME CARE $5,000.00
CROW, HARLAN R $5,000.00
DENTAL GROUP PRACTICE $5,000.00
ROBNETT, N J $5,000.00
LINEBARGER GOGGAN BLAIR & SAMPSON $5,000.00
SOUTHWESTERN PUBLIC SERVICE CO $5,000.00
BLACKRIDGE CONSULTING $4,500.00
WINSTEAD SECHREST & MINICK $4,500.00
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL SCHOOL $4,000.00
ENERGY FUTURE HOLDINGS CORP $4,000.00
CENTENNIAL BEVERAGE GROUP $4,000.00
USAA $4,000.00
CENTURYLINK $4,000.00
PINNACLE ANESTHESIA CONSULTANTS $4,000.00
DALLAS CHAPTER OF THE TEXAS SOCIETY OF CPAS $4,000.00