Hillary Cassell raises more than any other Democratic House candidate in Florida

Florida Democratic candidates and officeholders have raised $23.2 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among Florida House of Representatives candidates and officeholders, Hillary Cassell has raised more than any other Democrat.

Cassell is running for election to the Florida House of Representatives to represent District 101 in 2022. Cassell raised $429,925, received $50,000 in loans, and spent $277,136 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 Cassell’s campaign.

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

Of the $429,925 in reported donations, $54,802 came from these 10 donors.

Total DonationsNameType
$7,802.46Cassel & Cassel PAENTITY
$7,000.00The Property People FL PAENTITY
$5,000.00Brooke BoltzINDIVIDUAL
$5,000.00Chavin Mitchell ShmuelyINDIVIDUAL
$5,000.00Chris ShirmerINDIVIDUAL
$5,000.00Claimpros LLCENTITY
$5,000.00Clayton KuhnINDIVIDUAL
$5,000.00Cleo Marketing LLCENTITY
$5,000.00David LowINDIVIDUAL
$5,000.00David PettinatoINDIVIDUAL

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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