October 6, 2018      10:11 AM
Attendance at Abbott TX-OU fundraiser included 34 Texas House members
Rep. Drew Springer provides the update, notes that Chairman Darby was there
– After much speculation in the lobby about how many Texas House members Gov. Greg Abbott could draw to a
consolidated fundraiser that he charged them to attend, the final numbers are
original estimate of the crowd last night included about 20 of the RSVP'd House
members, but thanks to unofficial head counter Rep. Drew Springer, R-Muenster, we know the final number was a bit bigger.
of 39 (who had RSVP'd) were there. Most of the 8 had work travel & couldn’t
make it," Springer tweeted this morning. "3 members including @drewdarby4Tx
(Chairman Drew Darby) that weren’t
on list attended plus 2 senators," he said. "Counting past 20
requires more than hand & toes,” Rep. Springer said.
By Scott Braddock