Charlie Crist raised more than any other Democratic statewide candidate or officeholder in Florida

Florida Democratic statewide candidates and officeholders have raised $14.9 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among statewide officials and candidates, Charlie Crist has raised more than any other Democrat.

Crist is running for Governor of Florida in 2022. Crist raised $11.7 million and spent $4.8 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. According to Florida Department of State reports, the following individual donors and PACs gave the most money to Crist.

Charlie Crist’s Top 10 Donors, (1/1/2021 – 6/30/2022)

Of the $11.7 million in reported donations, $1.6 million came from these 10 donors:

Total Donations Name Type
$303,000 Barbara A Stiefel INDIVIDUAL
$207,000 Francoise Haasch Jones INDIVIDUAL
$200,000 Wilkes & Associates PA ENTITY
$193,500 Charlie Crist Campaign ENTITY
$180,000 Schlesinger Law Group ENTITY
$150,000 Wayne L Rogers INDIVIDUAL
$102,500 Michael J Trentalange INDIVIDUAL
$100,000 Allison and Charles C Townsend III INDIVIDUAL
$100,000 George M Marcus INDIVIDUAL
$100,000 William Harris INDIVIDUAL

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Florida 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. Federal PACs are not required to report to state agencies.

Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports. Data from additional reports due in between the deadlines below are published along with the reports listed here.

See updates to Charlie Crist’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

Report Name Report Due Date
2022 Q4 Data (2021 M12) 1/10/2022
2022 M3 4/11/2022
2022 Primary 2 7/8/2022
2022 Primary 5 8/5/2022
2022 General 1 9/2/2022
2022 General 3 9/30/2022

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.