Florida Speaker Sprowls spends $8,148 of campaign funds this election cycle

According to the most recent campaign finance reports made to the Florida Department of State, Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls has raised no money and spent $8,148 between Jan. 1, 2021 and Feb. 28, 2022.

The speaker of the Florida House is the leader of the state’s lower chamber. Rep. Sprowls is a member of the Republican Party and has served as a state representative since 2014. His current term ends in 2022.

Rep. Sprowls’ reported campaign finance activity, by quarter (2017-2021)

Source: Transparency USA

Expenditures by Rep. Sprowls

While Rep. Sprowls has not raised any money in the 2022 election cycle so far, he has reported $8,148, with 100 percent of all spending going to the six payees on the list. 

Top Expenditures by Sprowls (1/1/2021 – 2/28/2022)

RankPayee Name Total AmountType
1.$5,500.00Ymca of the Suncoast IncEntity
2.$855.54Brant BartlettIndividual
3.$800.00Pasco Sheriff Charities IncEntity
4.$726.36Political Accounting Group LLCEntity
5.$250.00The Robin’s NestEntity

How Rep. Sprowls’ fundraising compares to other state speakers

Among members of the state legislature, fundraising varies widely. A number of factors, including whether an incumbent officeholder is running for re-election, influence donor activity. Here is how fundraising by Sprowls compares to the nine other state speakers with campaign finance data available from Transparency USA for the 2022 election cycle:

Fundraising reported by 10 state speakers in the 2022 election cycle

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.