While the reports saw many of the same players duking it out in the runoffs, there was at least one new group that stood out: Conservative Action for Texas PAC. The group formed earlier this month and spent $183,000 helping candidates aligned with Defend Texas Liberty PAC, including Younger, Schatzline, Olcott and Lowe. Its main funder for the period was Fairmount developer Jim Moyer, who gave $210,000.

:  This article was written by PATRICK SVITEK of The Texas Tribune.  The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them – about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.  This article originally appeared at: https://www.texastribune.org/2022/05/19/texas-house-republican-runoffs/