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Top Senate Republicans hosting Joe Gruters fundraiser Dec. 9

The event will be held at the Governors Club.

State Sen. Joe Gruters is getting some help raising money for his 2020 reelection campaign.

Next month, Senate President Bill Galvano, Senate President-designate Wilton Simpson and Majority Leader Kathleen Passidomo, who recently won the 2022-24 Senate President race, will host a campaign fundraiser benefitting Gruters.

The event will be held at the Governors Club in Tallahassee on Dec. 9, which coincides with the final interim committee week ahead of the 2020 Legislative Session, which begins Jan. 14.

More information on the fundraiser is available with an RSVP.

Gruters, who chairs the Republican Party of Florida, was elected to Senate District 23 in a 2018 special election to replace now-U.S. Rep. Greg Steube.

SD 23 covers all of Sarasota County and part of Charlotte County and has a strong Republican advantage.

In 2016, Steube won the seat with 59% of the vote. Last year, Gruters defeated Democratic nominee Faith Olivia Babis with 57 percent of the vote.

Gruters is currently running unopposed and, as of Oct. 31, he had about $114,000 of hard money in the bank.

The fundraiser invitation is below.

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Drew Wilson covers legislative campaigns and fundraising for Florida Politics. He is a former editor at The Independent Florida Alligator and business correspondent at The Hollywood Reporter. Wilson, a University of Florida alumnus, covered the state economy and Legislature for LobbyTools and The Florida Current prior to joining Florida Politics.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. No More Republicans!

    November 14, 2019 at 11:51 am

    What could the Republicans possibly see in this schmuck? he’s a grovelin’, gladhandin’, goof who should go out and get a real job like normal people have to do! This clown apparently really thinks he can be the GOP candidate for Governor in 2026! Yucko!

  2. Sonja Emily Fitch

    December 3, 2019 at 5:18 am

    THERE IS NO REPUBLICAN PARTY. THERE IS ONLY THE RED RUSSIAN REPUBLICAN PARTY WITH thegoptrump CULT. WATCH THIS WEEK AS THAT “ENFORCER” BULLY GAETZ ACTS LIKE A JACKASS.. DESANTIS YOU ARE A MEMBER OF THE RED RUSSIAN REPUBLICAN PARTY AND THE SCUM OF THE goptrump CULT PERVERSIONS AND GREED AND HATE AND LIES AND LIES AND LIES. VOTE DEMOCRAT IN 2020.

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