Tag: political fundraising

Drew WilsonMay 31, 2018

Political committees tied to incoming Senate President Bill Galvano and Senate Majority Leader Wilton Simpson have pulled in more than $100,000 combined so far in May. Galvano’s committee, Innovate Florida, has received four checks for a combined total of $55,000 raised so far this month. Topping the donor list is Opa Locka-based Dosal Tobacco Corporation, […]

Drew WilsonApril 6, 2018

Democratic candidate Chris Hunter announced Thursday that he raised $242,266 in the first quarter for his bid to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis in Florida’s 12th Congressional District. “I am honored by the support our campaign is receiving. This campaign is about honest American service and a renewal of shared American values. The support […]

Drew WilsonApril 5, 2018

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham announced Thursday that she raised more than $600,000 between her campaign and political committee last month. Graham’s campaign didn’t give exact figures, though it said the March haul brings her total fundraising past the $6.4 million mark with about $3.9 million in the bank. The campaign account and political committee, […]

Drew WilsonApril 5, 2018

Terry Power, Tampa Rep. Jamie Grant’s Republican Primary challenger in House District 64, put another $5,000 of his own money into his campaign last month according to a newly filed campaign finance report. Power, an Oldsmar retirement plan consultant, showed $5,320 in fundraising including the loan, with the remaining money coming in from seven small-dollar […]

Drew WilsonApril 5, 2018

Tina Polsky raised $6,899 last month for her campaign to replace exiting Democratic Rep. Joe Abruzzo in House District 81. The Boca Raton Democrat’s report showed 29 contributions, all of which came from individuals, including three donors who cut checks for $1,000, the maximum contribution for a state legislative campaign. The max donors in March […]

Drew WilsonApril 5, 2018

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum announced Thursday that his gubernatorial campaign and political committee raised a combined $336,116 in March. The campaign brought in $125,366 of the new money while the committee, Forward Florida, raised $210,750. The total beats February’s haul by more than $90,000 and goes down as one of his best fundraising months since […]

Drew WilsonFebruary 12, 2018

Pensacola Republican Rep. Frank White is nearing $2 million cash on hand after bringing in $109,557 between his campaign and committee accounts last month. White added $62,500 of that cash through his political committee, United Conservatives, with another $47,000 coming in through his campaign account. The committee money included a $50,000 contribution from Sansing Holdings, […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 12, 2018

Republican Ardian Zika announced Monday that his campaign to succeed House Speaker Richard Corcoran in House District 37 crossed the $150,000 mark in total fundraising last month. Zika raised $8,325 in January and has now raised $155,762 since filing for the Pasco County-based seat in August. He had just shy of $148,000 in the bank […]

Drew WilsonFebruary 10, 2018

Senate President-designate Bill Galvano and Senate Majority Leader Wilton Simpson raised big money for their political committees ahead of the 2018 Legislative Session according to newly filed campaign finance reports. Galvano continued to raise substantial funds for the Florida Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee. After a record-setting Q3 effort, the Galvano-controlled FRSCC raised $844,950 in December, putting Galvano’s […]


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