Laura Loomer raised $154K during 3Q for campaign vs. Lois Frankel

Women's March 2019 - New York City
Loomer kicked off her campaign in August.

Republican congressional candidate and right-wing rabble-rouser Laura Loomer says she has raised $154,000 for her run in Florida’s 21st Congressional District.

Loomer kicked off her campaign to challenge incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel in August.

The third-quarter reports, due to the FEC Tuesday, detail financial activity through Sept. 30. That means Loomer raised that money in a little under two months.

That makes what was always an uphill battle for Loomer appear even more challenging.

By comparison, fellow Republican Maria Elvira Salazar raised $500,000 for her campaign in Florida’s 27th Congressional District. Salazar announced her run just three days before Loomer.

Moreover, CD 21 is heavily Democratic.

Frankel won reelection in 2016 by more than 25 percentage points and ran unopposed in 2018. Frankel’s fundraising numbers have not yet been posted.

Loomer came to prominence over social media after carrying out several attention-grabbing stunts, and was banned from Twitter after calling Minnesota U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar “anti-Jewish.”

Loomer also appeared at a January Hallandale Beach City Commission meeting, where she was seen embracing Commissioner Anabelle Lima-Taub. The appearance was shortly after Lima-Taub claimed Michigan U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a Muslim, might “blow up Capitol Hill.”

Ryan Nicol

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  • RichM

    October 15, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    How is that a comparison little Nicol? Salazar just won her primary in 2018 and started with a strong donor list–and loaned herself $50k and took $15k from PAC’s.

    Why not mention that Loomer outraised the the incumbent Frankel who raised just over $100k? Honest journalism much?

  • Kurt G

    October 16, 2019 at 1:19 am

    How much combined did the other GOP candidates raise 50k..yaaaaa. and the Democratic Incumbent raised 107k in that same time so thats pretty good 150k. AOC raised 50k in her 1st 2 quarters.

    • jon

      October 17, 2019 at 2:39 am

      you are on the losing team for a reason Kurt!

      • Candace Yvonne Daniels

        October 23, 2019 at 11:37 pm

        Loomer is a winner through & through! Your article should reflect her true spirit. She’s the underdog and she’s killing it! Go Laura! Congress awaits! 👏👏💪

  • jon

    October 17, 2019 at 2:38 am

    Go Laura! We love you! MAGA 2020!


    October 23, 2019 at 11:26 pm


  • RichM

    October 24, 2019 at 3:35 am

    “Frankel’s fundraising numbers have not yet been posted.”

    The line above was added after publication.

    I posted the first comment on this article after 7:30 PM on the 15th. The line wasn’t in there and I’m pretty sure this article ran after Frankel’s numbers were posted on the FEC site.

    So what kinda operation are you guys running here? This sure as f isn’t journalism.

  • RichM

    October 24, 2019 at 3:44 am

    Yuuup, just checked the twitter feed and this article was published at 5:18 pm. Word was spreading on twitter that Loomer outraised Frankel at 4 because Frankel’s FEC report was posted around 3:30 pm!

    So the after-publication line that was added, “Frankel’s fundraising numbers have not yet been posted” is a flat-out lie to cover up this publication’s CLEAR bias against Loomer.

    I hope she sues your asses off the next time you slip up!

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