Elections 2020

Republican John Ratcliffe

John Ratcliffe (b. October 20, 1965, Chicago, IL) is a Republican member of the U.S. House, representing the 4th Congressional District of Texas. Ratcliffe was first elected in 2014. He is running for reelection to the U.S. House. In 2018, Ratcliffe defeated Democrat defeated Catherine Krantz and Libertarian Candidate Ken Ashby (Ratcliffe - 75.7%; Krantz - 23.0%; Ashby - 1.3%). Ratcliffe earned his undergraduate degree from University of Notre Dame and a law degree from Southern Methodist University. He was previously a lawyer in private practice and served as a United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. His first political office was as Mayor of Heath, Texas.

Current Office

  • Office: U.S. House Texas District 04
  • Level: Federal
  • Branch: Legislative

Upcoming Race

  • Office: U.S House Texas District 04
  • Year: 2020
  • District Name: Texas District 04
  • District Type: Congress
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: March 3rd, 2020
  • Status: Advanced


  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Incumbent
  • Party: Republican Party
  • State: Texas
  • Office: Congress
  • District: Texas District 04
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower
  • Primary Date: March 3, 2020
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Federal Election Commission Candidate Disclosure

FEC Candidate ID: H4TX04153
FEC Committee ID: C00554113

I. Receipts:

Itemized Individual Contribution:$50750.0
Contributions must be itemized (i.e. listing specific information about the donor and the contribution) when the total given to the campaign from a single individual exceeds $200.
Unitemized Individual Contribution:$750.0
Total given to the campaign where specific information about the donors is not required because they have not given more than $200.
Total Individual Contributions:$51500.0
Party Committee Contributions:$0
Contributions from party committees.
Other Committee Contributions:$33500.0
Mostly contributions from PACs, also includes contributions from other candidates.
Candidate Contributions:$0
Contributions from the candidate him(her)self.
Total Overall Contributions:$86100.0
Total Loan Amount:$0
Total Receipts:$85608.33

II. Disbursements:

Total Loan Repayment Amount:$0
Total Contribution Refunds:$0
Total Disbursements:$59202.66

III. Cash Summary:

Ending Cash on Hand:$0
Ending cash balance on the most recent filing.

2019-04-15T00:00:00|||Last File Date:

Source: OpenFEC. Content deemed accurate but not guaranteed.

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