The Texas Ethics Commission (TEC) is the agency responsible for administering and enforcing laws related to political contributions and spending, as well as the personal financial disclosure of state officials. People running for public office must submit campaign treasurer appointment forms and campaign finance reports to the designated authority in the jurisdictions they wish to hold office. Recently, Facebook's parent company, Meta, has started publishing data that provides an overview of how political campaigns divide groups of online voters based on their interests. CNN analyzed 20 electoral elections during this period and found that almost all Democratic campaigns directed at least some ads to users with specific interests, while fewer Republicans did so. The Harris County Clerk's Office is responsible for mailing two copies of the personal financial statement form to members of the County Commissioners Court, the County Prosecutor, and the justices of the peace.
Additionally, they are responsible for providing access to contributions and campaign expenditure reports from various county offices, conflict of interest requests, voluntary lobbying group registration, and personal financial disclosure requests for certain county officials. To make the process of completing personal and campaign financial disclosure forms more efficient, the TEC provides software that can be downloaded and used to create and print PDF documents needed to be submitted to the Office of the Elections Administrator. Experts believe that interest-based segmentation succeeds in political campaigns because the United States is so politically polarized, with many cultural indicators associated with political trends in a way that they weren't a few decades ago. The Harris County Elections Administrator's Office makes every effort to post accurate information on their website, but assumes no responsibility for damage caused directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions, or discrepancies.