State Integrity news for Texas from SII partner KUT:
As always, money played a role in deciding the winners in this year's Texas primaries -- money that flows through a system that get low marks from the State Integrity Investigation.
It gave Texas a "D minus" overall on political financing, with the lowest ranking in the part of the study that looked at whether or not state laws are effective at regulating political financing.
The short answer there is “no,” because Texas has no limits on how much money you can give to a candidate.
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