Tag: FEC
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform at KAABOO 2017. Image via The Associated Press.

Ryan NicolOctober 16, 2018

Democratic candidate Debbie Mucarsel-Powell has come out on top of Republican U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo in the latest fundraising period. That’s according to new reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. As reported last week by Florida Politics, Mucarsel-Powell earned more than $1.62 million in the third quarter. Now, Curbelo’s filings show he pulled in […]

Ryan NicolSeptember 6, 2018

Democrat David Shapiro, a candidate for Florida’s 16th Congressional District, appears to be at risk of violating the Federal Elections Commission’s reporting requirements by failing to list in-kind contributions made by Shapiro to his campaign. That’s according to documents reviewed by Florida Politics. Now, his campaign says it is in the process of correcting the […]

Ryan NicolAugust 24, 2018

Republican U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart has once again edged out his Democratic opponent Mary Barzee Flores in fundraising, according to the latest reports filed with the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Barzee Flores isn’t far behind the incumbent, however, earning 84 percent of Diaz-Balart’s total net contributions last period. That’s after bringing in 87 percent of his contributions […]

Ryan NicolAugust 17, 2018

Vern Buchanan held onto a sizable money lead in the race for Florida’s 16th Congressional District despite being outraised by David Shapiro in the most recent fundraising period. Buchanan reported more than $2.1 million cash on hand after raising $90,000 from July 1 through Aug. 8, according to the Federal Election Commission (FEC). That $2.1 […]

Ryan NicolAugust 17, 2018

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell has bested incumbent U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo in the most recent fundraising reports in a possible preview of the general election showdown for Florida’s 26th Congressional District seat. Those reports, filed with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), show Mucarsel-Powell added more than $222,000 July 1-Aug. 8. Curbelo was behind that pace, taking in just over […]

Drew WilsonAugust 8, 2018

Valrico Democrat Andrew Learned attacked his primary opponent in Florida’s 15th Congressional District on Wednesday over recent spending by a so-called “dark money” group. The Learned campaign pointed to recent Federal Elections Commission filings showing that a super PAC by the name of “REINVESTING IN AMERICA” had tossed $19,487 to Washington-based Resonance Campaigns for a data […]

Scott PowersJuly 16, 2018

During the second quarter of 2018, Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy raised $551,733 toward her re-election in Florida’s 7th Congressional District. That is more than all of her four competitors combined, her campaign is reporting Monday. The haul, minus nearly $200,000 her campaign spent during the April-June period, gave Murphy $1.6 million left in the bank […]

Jacob OglesJuly 15, 2018

Contributions to the Rick Scott Victory Fund include large checks from Big Sugar magnates, Florida-based developers, and the sports world, according to data published by ProPublica. The new political committee, set up to help Gov. Rick Scott unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, just made its first filing with the Federal Elections Commission. A few of the biggest names […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 11, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott, a newly-minted candidate for Senate, faces his first Federal Elections Commission complaint a day after his campaign launch. In comments Wednesday in Jacksonville, Scott disclaimed responsibility for the issue when we asked him if he had used the New Republican PAC, a federal Super PAC, to skirt campaign finance laws by fundraising without formally […]


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