Medina has spent a paltry $157,000 on her campaign to be the state’s chief financial officer. Her two chief Republicans rivals, state Sen. Glenn Hegar of Katy and state Rep. Harvey Hilderbran of Kerrville, have together spent about $4.8 million — more than 30 times as much.
“She’s got a name and she’s got a following,” Miller said. “Both of those other two guys are running statewide for the first time and she’s showing the power of having done it before.”
Medina said that as comptroller, she will restructure the funding mechanisms municipalities use and help to slow borrowing: “I am talking about the on-the-ground reality rather than just the noble, lofty rhetoric.”