Relying heavily on small-dollar donors, a political committee tied to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried raised nearly $215,000 in May, a newly filed finance report shows.
The $214,832 collected by the committee Florida Consumers First was significantly less than what was raised by political committees linked to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist.
The committee Friends of Ron DeSantis raised more than $7.5 million in May, while the committee Friends of Charlie Crist raised more than $1.2 million. Crist also raised $323,963 for his campaign account, reports filed Thursday show.
Fried, the state’s Agriculture Commissioner, opened a campaign account June 1 and will file the first report for the account in July.
Florida Consumers First, which spent $73,293 in May, had about $1.65 million on hand as of May 31. Florida Consumers First received 876 contributions during the month.
June 11, 2021 at 8:40 pm
Not surprising, Fried has no chance. Neither does Charlie. Donating money to these two is like buying a Powerball ticket and expecting to win. It ain’t gonna happen.
June 12, 2021 at 8:24 am
Fried is already expending PAC $$$ to Perkins Coie for legal issues.
May she and Jake, now single, live happily ever after!
June 12, 2021 at 8:47 am
Really, really not ready for prime time category.
Fraud Fried secret campaign memo:
Announce campaign for Governor.
1. Amend and revise income earnings upward as Ag commissioner. Amend home purchase to demonstrate how out of touch on earnings and residency she is with average Floridian. Especially in light of pandemic. 2. Create backlash on food distribution in south Florida. Where Democrats are complaining. 3. Scream DeSantis every time you can.
4. Demand media be more favorable so as to overlook how inept she is. 5. Consult Rebekah Jones. 6. Can’t raise money,
Conclusion: This literally is the worst announcement and campaign. Her geniuses should resign or better yet candidate needs to withdraw. What a joke. Gift to Florida GOP/Gov and people.
June 24, 2021 at 8:06 am
June 13, 2021 at 7:36 am
Looks like Nikki and her beau need to sell more dope.
June 13, 2021 at 12:31 pm
Why is Nikki paying Jake’s speeding tickets?
June 14, 2021 at 11:40 am
Looks like the primary will be very, very hard for the fake Fried campaign.
June 24, 2021 at 8:05 am
Time to withdraw.
Embarrassing your self.
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