These are the most expensive contested elections in the Florida House

Elections for all 120 seats in the Florida House of Representatives will take place on Nov. 8, 2022. Republicans hold a 76-42 majority heading into the election.

This article details the five most expensive contested general elections in the House of Representatives.

This information comes from candidate reports to the Florida Department of State covering the period of Jan. 1, 2021, through Sept. 23, 2022.

Five general elections with the most fundraising

#1 District 38 – $790,727

Incumbent David Smith (R) raised $602,587 and Sarah Henry (D) raised $188,140.

#2 District 60 – $642,318

Audrey Henson (R) raised $375,812 and Lindsay Cross (D) raised $266,506.

#3 District 17 – $639,338

Jessica Baker (R) raised $639,338 and Michael Anderson (D) raised $0.

#4 District 120 – $627,423

Incumbent Jim Mooney (R) raised $515,412, Adam Gentle (D) raised $112,011, and Irene Alzerreca Calvo (N) raised $0.

#5 District 69 – $570,995

Incumbent Andrew Learned (D) raised $317,943 and Danny Alvarez (R) raised $253,051.

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.

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.