These 10 Florida donors gave over $9.8 million

In Florida politics, state-level candidates and political action committees have received $434.1 million in total donations between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021. The 10 largest donors gave more than $9.8 million, or 2 percent of all contributions.

These are the top 10 individual donors to Florida state-level candidates and political action committees (PACs) in the 2022 election cycle, according to the most recent campaign finance reports submitted to the Florida Department of State:

Top 10 Florida Donors (1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021)

RankDonor NameTotal Donations
1Kenneth C Griffin$5,000,000
2David F Macneil$800,000
3Bruce Rauner$625,000
4Robert M Rubenstein$510,000
5Gale L Lemerand$505,000
6Michael Bloomberg$500,000
7Walter W Buckley Jr$500,000
8Julio Del Rey$500,000
9Patrick Neal$465,320
10Nancy and Gary R Chartrand$380,204

The list of Florida donors in this time period includes more than 1,637 individuals identified by name in the Florida Department of State’s public records.

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Florida PACs submitted to the Florida Department of State. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.

Report NameReport Due Date
2022 Q4 Data (2021 M12)1/10/2022
2022 M34/11/2022
2022 Primary 27/8/2022
2022 Primary 58/5/2022
2022 General 19/2/2022
2022 General 39/30/2022

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