Tag: The Conservative

Drew WilsonApril 27, 2018
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Thonotosassa Sen. Tom Lee closed down his political committee Thursday, possibly indicating his decision to run for the congressional seat being vacated by Republican U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. William S. Jones, who chaired The Conservative, sent a letter to the Florida Division of Elections Thursday shuttering the longstanding fundraising account effective immediately. The committee had […]

Drew WilsonNovember 14, 2017
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CFO Jimmy Patronis added another $431,100 to his political committee last month surpassing his only major competitor, Margate Democrat Jeremy Ring, in cash on hand. Treasure Florida’s October numbers bring the committee to $653,850 raised since Patronis opened the account in August. Spending last month came in at just $2,306, leaving the committee with $642,639 […]

Scott PowersFebruary 26, 2016
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Florida Republican incumbents and candidates are collecting 10 times as much money in independent political action campaigns than are Democrats. A FloridaPolitics.com review of 140 such PACs affiliated with office holders or candidates ranging from Gov. Rick Scott to state representatives finds a nearly complete dominance of the political financing strategy. More than 100 Republicans have […]

Drew WilsonOctober 12, 2015
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Republican Sens. Jack Latvala and Joe Negron may have posted big-time fundraising numbers in September but they weren’t the only Senate Republicans raking in contributions. The political committee supporting Bradenton Republican Sen. Bill Galvano for Senate President brought in $207,500, its best fundraising performance since February, and it took only 10 contributions to hit that […]


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