Tag: Federal Election Commission
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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 […]

Associated PressFebruary 17, 2017

President Donald Trump is holding a campaign rally Saturday in politically strategic Florida — 1,354 days before the 2020 election. The unusually early politicking follows a pattern: Trump filed his paperwork for re-election on Jan. 20, Inauguration Day. By comparison, President Barack Obama didn’t make his re-election bid official with the Federal Election Commission until […]

Associated PressDecember 9, 2016

Donald Trump‘s campaign spent about $94 million in its final push for the White House, according to new fundraising reports filed Thursday. The Republican continued his campaign-long trend of spending far less than Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Her campaign blew through almost $132 million in its closing weeks, according to reports filed Thursday with the […]

Jim RosicaNovember 4, 2016

Ron Sachs, one of Tallahassee’s premier pitchmen, comes from a progressive background: Iconoclast college newspaper editor, spokesman for Democratic Gov. Lawton Chiles and the state’s teachers’ union, speechwriter for Democratic Gov. Reubin Askew. Matt Gaetz, a firebrand state representative from Northwest Florida, is the picture of Republican values: Tax cutter, gun rights defender, abortion foe. So why did Sachs, CEO of […]

Drew WilsonNovember 3, 2016

Republican U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo raised more than $50,000 on Monday and Tuesday according to notices filed with the Federal Election Commission. Curbelo brought in $7,000 on Monday, followed by another $44,195 on Tuesday, for a total of $51,195 in fundraising across the two days. Congressional candidates are required to report donations of $1,000 or […]


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