Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Nikki Fried Has Another Low Fundraising Month

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (D), running for Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial nomination, raised a combined total of $313,000 in January. Fried’s campaign raised a total of $171,502 and her political action committee, Florida Consumers First, raised $141,854.

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Neil W. McCabe Reviews Speaker Pelosi’s Plans, Retirement of Jim Cooper, and Trump’s Nod to Morgan Ortagus

Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed Washington Correspondent Neil W. McCabe to the newsmakers line to discuss Nancy Pelosi’s decision to seek re-election, the retirement announcement of Jim Cooper, and Donald Trump’s recent endorsement of Morgan Ortagus.

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Florida Gov. DeSantis Pulled in $4 Million in July, Opponents Far Behind

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has pulled in over $4 million during July, expanding on his already large war chest.

The July financial report shows over 18,000 contributions during July, which is over 63 percent of total contributions Friends of Ron DeSantis has collected since January 2018.

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Val Demings Announces $4.6 Million Raised in First Quarter of Her Campaign

U.S. Representative Val Demings of Florida’s 10th Congressional District has raised $4.6 million in the first quarter of her campaign to unseat Marco Rubio as Senator in 2022.

Neither Demings or Rubio have officially submitted their campaign finances to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) for quarter two, but both parties have released information regarding what those numbers should look like when they do.

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DeSantis Continues Fundraising Spree with Small Contributions

Ron DeSantis

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis raised more than $800,000 in the first two weeks of June, largely by small contributions from outside Florida. While touting some high-dollar donations, the recent fundraising influx has come from approximately 1,200 donors, including around 1,000 people who have given less than $1,000.

DeSantis’ popularity has gained traction nationally and is reflected by the states where his political committee, Friends of Ron DeSantis, has been receiving donations. Many conservatives and Republican voters have looked to DeSantis as a leader for his handling of COVID, the signing of “pro-law enforcement” legislation, banning transgender women from competing in women’s sports, banning Critical Race Theory, and prioritizing religious freedom.

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Year-End Campaign Fundraising Haul for Virginia’s Statewide Candidates Shows McAuliffe Far Ahead, Followed by Foy

With Virginia’s statewide elections for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general drawing ever closer, candidates’ campaign finance reports literally show who has been busy fundraising, but can also offer an early glimpse of their viability in the races. 

On Saturday, year-end fundraising reports, covering the second half of last year from July 1st to December 31st, for each statewide candidate were released to the public. The Virginia Public Access Project (VPAP) compiled the numbers and listed the cash on hand for each candidate.

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