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Candidates for County Court at Law in Nueces County who were unopposed in the primary election may not accept more than $3,125.00 from a single person or law firm. In addition, there is a limit of $18,750.00 on the total amount of all contributions a candidate may accept from all persons associated with a single law firm.                                                        Source: Texas Election Code Sections 253.155, 253.157, and 253.1621.  


Here are the names and occupations of the top 20 campaign contributors for my opponent and myself for this election cycle (not including use of the candidates' own money). This information was obtained from campaign finance reports filed with the Nueces County Clerk in 2018, through the reporting period that ended June 30, 2018.  The next two campaign finance reports are due to be filed by October 7, 2018 and October 29, 2018.

Top Contributors* to the Russell Manning for Judge Campaign:

* I do not have 20 contributors yet, so 100% of my contributors are listed

Date Name Amount Occupation
2/16/2018 Thomas R. Hays  (Thank you!) $250.00 Minister

Top 20 Contributors to the Judge Robert Vargas Campaign 

Date Name Amount Occupation Law Firm Affiliation
2/7/2018 Law Office Thomas J Henry $5,000.00 Attorneys Law Office Thomas J Henry
3/24/2018 Liles White PLLC $5,000.00 Attorneys Liles White PLLC
11/2/2017 Fred Dreiling $2,500.00 Attorney Law Office of Fred Dreiling
6/29/2018 R. Reagan Sahadi PLLC $2,500.00 Attorneys R. Reagan Sahadi PLLC
11/2/2017 Craig Sico $2,000.00 Attorney Sico, Hoelscher, Harris & Braugh
8/24/2014 Webb, Cason P.C. (Charlie Webb) $2,000.00 Attorneys Webb, Cason, PC
11/2/2017 Charlie Webb/Webb, Cason P.C. $1,500.00 Attorneys Webb, Cason, PC
11/2/2017 Darrell Barger $1,500.00 Attorney Hartline, Dacus, Barger & Dreyer
11/6/2017 Patrick Beam $1,500.00 Attorney Webb, Cason, PC
7/22/2017 Sico, Hoelscher, Harris & Braugh $1,396.00 Attorneys Sico, Hoelscher, Harris & Braugh
10/17/2017 Hilliard, Munoz & Gonzales $1,051.27 Attorneys Hilliard, Munoz & Gonzales
3/2/2018 Carrigan & Anderson $1,000.00 Attorneys Carrigan & Anderson
11/2/2017 Chris Lowrance $1,000.00 Attorney Royston Rayzor, Vickery & Williams
3/2/2018 Gonzalez and Lopez LLP $1,000.00 Attorneys Gonzalez and Lopez LLP
2/7/2018 Jose Barrera $1,000.00 Attorney Jose Barrera
11/2/2017 Michael Lee $1,000.00 Attorney The Lee Firm
11/2/2017 Rene Rodriguez $1,000.00 Attorney Rene Rodriguez
11/6/2017 Robert Hilliard $1,000.00 Attorney Hilliard, Munoz & Gonzales
8/24/2017 Welder, Leshin (Richard Leshin) $1,000.00 Attorneys Welder, Leshin
11/2/2017 Greg Gowan $800.00 Attorney Gowan & Elizondo

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