State Parties Rake In Millions Ahead Of Elections

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The Republican Party of Florida raised about $14.9 million in little less than five months, while the Florida Democratic Party collected $13.1 million, according to newly filed finance reports.

The money was raised from April 1 through Thursday, as both parties gear up for elections that feature the big-ticket gubernatorial race.

Already this year, the GOP has raised nearly $25.3 million, about $10 million more than the Democrats.

During the most-recent period, the Republican Party reported spending $20.9 million, while the Democrats spent $10.7 million, the reports show.

“The News Service of Florida contributed to this report.”



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