Colleen Burton raises more than any other Republican House Rep. in Florida

Florida Republican candidates and officeholders have raised $23.2 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among Florida House of Representatives candidates and officeholders, Colleen Burton has raised more than any other Republican.

Burton is the representative for Florida House District 40, and is running for election to the Florida State Senate to represent District 12 in 2022. Burton raised $972,592, and spent  $638,349 between Jan. 1, 2021, and Jun. 30, 2022. According to Florida Department of State reports, the following individual donors and PACs gave the most money to Burton’s campaign.

Top 10 Donors to Burton, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $972,592 in reported donations, $236,000 came from these 10 donors.

Total DonationsNameType
$72,500.00Florida Prosperity FundENTITY
$33,500.00Centene Management Company LLCENTITY
$23,500.00Voice of Florida Business Political Action CommitteeENTITY
$20,000.00Teco Energy IncENTITY
$17,000.00Rossiter & Cummaro Enterprise ManagementENTITY
$16,000.00Corneagen IncENTITY
$15,000.00Corcoran PartnersENTITY
$13,500.00FTBA Transportation PACENTITY
$12,500.00Florida Hospital Association PCENTITY
$12,500.00Larry J Overton & Associates IncENTITY

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Florida candidate PACs submitted to the Florida Department of State. Political expenditures that are not controlled by candidates or their campaigns, known as satellite spending, are not included in candidate totals. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.

Name of ReportReporting PeriodDeadline
2021 Q4 (2021 M12)10/1/2021 – 12/31/20211/10/2022
2022 Q1 (2022 M1,M2,M3)1/1/2022 – 3/31/20224/11/2022
2022 Primary 2 (M4, M5, Primary 1 & P2)4/1/2022 – 6/30/20227/8/2022
2022 General 1 (Primary 2, 2A, 3,4,5,6, P7 & General 1, G1A)7/1/2022 – 9/2/20229/9/2022
2022 General 3 (General 2,2A,3 & 3A)9/3/2022 – 9/30/202210/7/2022
2023 Jan Semiannual (General 4, 4A, 5 & Semiannual)10/1/2022 – 12/31/20221/10/2023
Data from reports in parentheses are published on Transparency USA along with the primary report listed.

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