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GARY GATES  |  House District 28

REPUBLICAN  |  Predecessor: John Zerwas

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Gary Gates is a business owner and entrepreneur. He built his business from a one-man operation to 500 employees. Currently, Gates owns 34 apartment complexes in Harris County. Gates studied for a time at Rogers State University. 

Gary won a hotly contested, special runoff election for House District 28 on January 28, 2020. He currently lives in Richmond, Texas, a suburb of Houston, with his wife, Melissa, and his 13 children, of whom 11 are adopted. 

TOP DONORS:
  1. Gary Gates Jr- $1,627,412.62
  2. Greg Abbott- $130,271.05
  3. Associated Republicans of Texas Campaign Fund- $26,279.86
TOP EXPENDITURES:
  1. Murphy Nasica & Associates- $2,561,151.94
  2. Park National Capital Funding- $646,226.02
  3. Ragnar Research Partners LLC- $67,400.00

Data sourced from Transparency Texas

District Map: HD 28
ELECTION RESULTS

Won with 55.3% against Elizabeth Markowitz with 44.7%

ALMA MATER
OCCUPATION

Business Owner

CONSULTANT(S)

Murphy Nasica

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