On 3 Public Relations presents Florida’s state and legislative campaign finance reports for everything raised and spent through May 31, 2014. The M5 information, covering activities May 1-31, was due to the Florida Division of Elections by midnight Tuesday, June 10th. On3PR now tracks both monthly and cumulative totals for your convenience. Information was secured from the State’s Division of Elections website at www.DOS.STATE.FL.US.
The M5 Report is not only the last contribution and expenditure report before the noon, June 20th qualifying deadline, it is also the last time Cabinet and Legislative filings occur on the same monthly schedule. On 3 Public Relations will continue to compile both cabinet and legislative candidate totals, however, only legislative reports will be sent via our email distribution list. Cabinet totals will not be emailed, but may be found on our website once available. The reporting dates, along with calendar links, are:
Statewide Campaigns: June 27; July 4, 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5, 12, 19, 26; October 3, 10, 17; Daily contribution-only reports October 24-31.
Legislative Campaigns: June 27; July 11, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22; September 5, 19; October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.
Top Senate Fundraisers
Sen. Joe Negron (R-32); $593,904.00
Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto (R-30); $559,318.88
Sen. Wilton Simpson (R-18); $453,176.05
Sen. Jack Latvala (R-20); $426,635.00
Sen. Jeff Brandes (R-22); $416,786.00
Top House Fundraisers
Rep. Steve Crisafulli (R-51); $416,668.00
Rep. Erik Fresen (R-114); $266,389.10
Candidate Brad Drake (R-5); $256,855.00
Rep. Dana Young (R-60); $243,286.12
Rep. Heather Fitzenhagen (R-78); $231,590.00
In the 2014 election cycle, all of Florida’s 27 congressional seats, the Governor and Cabinet seats, the even-numbered state senate seats, and all 120 state house seats are on the ballot.
2014 Important Dates
State candidate qualifying period is noon June 16 through noon June 20, 2014
Primary Election is Tuesday, August 26, 2014
General Election is Tuesday, November 4, 2014
To Access Today’s M5 Report
To access this report please go to www.On3PR.com and click on the ‘Campaign Finance’ reports tab for password protected information.