Charlie Crist’s gubernatorial campaign brings in more than $600,000 in early June
More than 8,000 donors gave to the Democrats’ campaign in the first half of the month.
Democrat charlie christ raised more than $600,000 for his gubernatorial campaign in the first half of June.
Crist, a US congressman and former Republican governor, announced that donations from 8,000 individual donors poured into his campaign in just over two weeks. That means he raised $11 million during the campaign cycle.
“The people of Florida deserve nothing less than a Governor with a heart, who is ready to fight for them every day – I couldn’t be more humbled to receive their support in our campaign’s mission to restore leadership. compassionate to our state,” Christ said. “In November, we are going to do Ron DeSantis a one-term governor so we can start tackling the real issues facing our neighbors and put people first. I am ready to fight alongside you for a Florida for all.
The fundraiser follows months of raising Crist over $1 million in contributions, and it looks set to do so again in June.
Polls, including one conducted this week for Florida politicsindicates Crist with a strong lead in the Democratic primary over the commissioner for agriculture Fried Nikki. He also picked up the approval of former rival (and former running mate) Annette Taddeowho has just dropped out of the Governor’s race for run for congress. Other significant recent endorsements include the Progressive State Representative. Carlos Guillermo Smitha Democrat from Orlando and LGBTQ leader. The campaign lists more than 160 endorsements from community leaders and individual elected officials.
He also gained union support, including an endorsement from the Service Employees International Union.
But while Crist has continued to hold a solid fundraising lead among contending Democrats, his tally is far behind that of incumbent DeSantis. The Republican has raised more than $10 million in both April and Mayleaving the Governor with over $112 million in cash at the start of June.