Tag: Rise and Lead Florida
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Drew WilsonJuly 23, 2018

Winter Park businessman Chris King edged out the other four Democrats running for Governor in his new campaign finance report thanks to another $1 million in self-funding. In addition to the cash infusion, King raised about $15,000 from small-dollar donors between his campaign account and political committee, Rise and Lead, Florida. His expenditures, however, wiped […]

Scott PowersFebruary 8, 2018

The gubernatorial campaign of Winter Park businessman Chris King is reporting Thursday that it raised more than a quarter million dollars in January, the team’s best fundraising month since last spring. Senior campaign advisor Omar Khan is reporting that King’s official campaign committee and the independent political committee supporting his candidacy, Rise and Lead, Florida, […]

Peter SchorschDecember 11, 2017

Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Winter Park businessman Chris King announced Friday that his campaign raised $100,000 in November and has more than $1.6 million on hand. The November money brings King’s total fundraising to $2.77 million and gives him the third-place spot among the Democratic candidates vying to replace term-limited Republican Gov. Rick Scott. Former […]

Peter SchorschNovember 16, 2017

Gubernatorial candidates raised big bucks last month, none more so than Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam who added $1.2 million between his campaign and committee accounts. Putnam raised $571,932 of that sum through his campaign account and another $616,235 through his political committee, Florida Grown. The former congressman and state lawmaker spent a combined $466,801 from […]

Scott PowersMay 11, 2017

Three Democrats and one Republican running so far for the 2018 Florida governor’s race are starting out with war chests built with big checks, from such sources as August A. Busch, George Soros, David King and Wayne Hogan, mainly cut to their independent political committees that have no limits. Republican Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam leads the […]


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