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Wilton Simpson has garnered more than any other Florida State Senate Republican candidate or office holder – Ballotpedia News

Republican Florida State Senate candidates and office holders raised $17.8 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state senators and candidates, Wilton Simpson raised more than any other Republican.

Simpson is the Florida State Senate District 10 Representative and is running for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services in 2022. Simpson has raised $9.0 million and spent $2. $6 million between January 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022. According to Florida Department of State reports, the following individual donors and PACs gave Simpson the most money.

Wilton Simpson’s Top 10 Donors, (01/01/2021 – 06/30/2022)

Of the $9.0 million in reported donations, $2.5 million came from these 10 donors:

Total donations Last name Type
$1,022,488 Jobs for Florida ENTITY
$458,000 Associated Industries of Florida PAC ENTITY
$200,000 Republican State Leadership Committee ENTITY
$171,000 Florida Chamber of Commerce PAC ENTITY
$120,000 Florida Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee ENTITY
$118,000 Jobs in Florida PAC ENTITY
$114,585 Phillips and Jordan Inc. ENTITY
$110,000 Nextera Energy Capital Holdings Inc. ENTITY
$103,000 John D.Rood INDIVIDUAL
$100,000 Citizens Against PC Waste ENTITY

The above data is based on campaign finance reports that active Florida PACs have submitted to the Florida Department of State. Federal PACs are not required to report to state agencies. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data after major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require registrants to submit additional reports.

Check out Wilton Simpson’s campaign finance data updates after the release of upcoming reports.

Report name Report due date
Data Q4 2022 (M12 2021) 01/10/2022
2022 M3 04/11/2022
2022 Primary 2 08/07/2022
2022 Primary 5 05/08/2022
2022 General 1 02/09/2022
2022 General 3 09/30/2022

This article is a joint publication of Ballotpedia and Transparency USA, which work together to provide campaign finance information for state-level elections. Learn more about our work here.