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Soros Donations Aim to Turn Red Texas Blue

By    |   Sunday, 28 January 2024 10:07 AM EST

Billionaire Democrat donor George Soros is reportedly pouring cash  into Texas to turn the red state blue.

The Texas Tribune in early January reported the Soros-backed Texas Majority PAC was pouring funds into “various regions” in hopes to sway the state. 

In a new report from Fox News, the breadth of the contribution was revealed — showing Soros has contributed over $3 million to liberal groups over the last year to help Democrats gain some traction in the GOP stronghold.

In August 2023, the PAC had gotten hundreds of thousands of dollars from Soros' Democracy PAC II, the outlet reported — yet hadn’t been publicly launched at the time.

The Texas Tribune reported former staffers of Beto O’Rourke’s gubernatorial run raised nearly $2.25 million last year. 

"We need millions of more dollars and hundreds of more full-time staff to do this," the group's executive director, Katherine Fischer, told The Texas Tribune. "Texas Majority PAC works with partners across the state to create the conditions that will make flipping the state possible."

According to Fox, recently released Texas campaign finance records show Soros’ Democracy PAC II has given the group $850,000 in contributions — and personally provided $1.4 million — accounting for the PAC's entire $2.25 million in donations.

Mayra Flores, a former GOP lawmaker — the first Mexican-born woman to serve in the House — thinks Soros is pouring money into  the Texas Majority PAC to boost Democrat turnout, and thwart GOP Hispanic leaders to win over other Hispanics who traditionally voted blue, the outlet has reported.

"George Soros and the Democratic Party are seeing people like myself that resonate with the Hispanic community," she reportedly said.

"They resonate with me. I resonate with them. We have similar stories. I'm bilingual. I speak Spanish and English. We have similar stories, and we share that bond."

Though most of Soros' Texas cash has gone to the Texas Majority PAC, he’s also given hundreds of thousands of dollars to other groups working to elect Democrats statewide, the outlet reported.

Campaign finance records show Soros has donated at least $300,000 in the second half of 2023 to CTX Votes, and in December gave $250,000 to the Texas Organizing Project — which was criticized for bailing out a man charged with several slayings, including his parents.

Soros also gave gave $200,000 to the Dallas County Democratic PAC and $100,000 to a group called First Tuesday in the second part of 2023.

Michael Vachon, a spokesman for the wealthy donor, didn’t respond to the outlet when a query was sent.

Fran Beyer

Fran Beyer is a writer with Newsmax and covers national politics.

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