Tag: political contributions
Image via AP.

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 20, 2018
bobby-payne.jpg

2min459
State Rep. Bobby Payne, a Palatka Republican representing House District 19, has amassed what looks to be a prohibitive cash advantage against Democratic challenger Paul Still. Payne’s last two reporting periods have been strong — between Aug. 24 and Sept. 14, he raised a total of $30,325. Of that sum, $21,025 was raised Aug. 24-31, from 62 individual […]

Scott PowersAugust 18, 2017
healthcare-money-1024x1024.jpg

7min402
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King is calling for an independent investigation after CNN report Friday alleging the Florida Department of Health used faulty processes and political motives to kick 13,000 chronically sick children out of the state’s Children’s Medical Services program. “I’m calling for an independent investigation into the Florida Department of Health and the […]

Jim RosicaJune 1, 2017
Adam-Putnam-2.jpg

3min307
Republican candidate for governor Adam Putnam, who is sitting on $10 million in cash-on-hand from contributions, has released fundraising numbers showing what his campaign calls his “wide range of grassroots support.” The numbers came in a Thursday email from Amanda Bevis, Putnam’s campaign spokeswoman. He’s now finishing his second term as Florida’s elected agriculture commissioner; he is term-limited in […]

Peter SchorschAugust 24, 2016
publix.jpg

3min546
Publix Supermarkets has given nearly $2.6 million to Florida candidates and committees during the 2016 election cycle, including more than $300,000 since the start of August. Among the Lakeland-based company’s most recent contributions were a $100,000 check to the Florida Chamber of Commerce, and an additional $150,000 payment to the group’s “Florida Jobs” political committee. […]

Peter SchorschJuly 18, 2016
campaign-finance-1024x1024.jpg

6min432
Last week, the Miami Herald’s Mary Ellen Klas reported Florida’s sugar industry has spent a “whopping” $57.8 million over the last 22 years on political campaign contributions. This number sounds huge. But to those actively involved in Florida’s political process, the number is not so whopping when you’re plying your trade as a health care, theme park/entertainment, […]

Jim RosicaJune 3, 2016
Lex-Opening-Day-22-ps-011216-Large-1024x1024.jpg

2min458
State Sen. Jeff Brandes has given $200,000 toward his own re-election, May fundraising reports show. His latest numbers, posted Friday, also show Brandes pulled in another $32,000 in contributions for the month. That brings the St. Petersburg Republican’s total raised to nearly $480,000 for this year’s election. He has cash-on-hand of more than $310,000. As of Friday, he […]


#FlaPol

Florida Politics is a statewide, new media platform covering campaigns, elections, government, policy, and lobbying in Florida. This platform and all of its content are owned by Extensive Enterprises Media.

Publisher: Peter Schorsch @PeterSchorschFL

Contributors & reporters: Phil Ammann, Jason Delgado, Renzo Downey, Daniel Figueroa, A.G. Gancarski, Anne Geggis, Kelly Hayes, Joe Henderson, Ryan Nicol, Jacob Ogles, Scott Powers, Gray Rohrer, Jesse Scheckner, Christine Sexton, Andrew Wilson, Mike Wright, and Tristan Wood.

Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @PeterSchorschFL
Phone: (727) 642-3162
Address: 204 37th Avenue North #182
St. Petersburg, Florida 33704




Sign up for Sunburn


Categories