General elections for all 40 districts in the Florida State Senate took place on Nov. 8, 2022. Of the 40 districts up for election in 2022, 26 had a general election with more than one candidate.
Across all contested general elections, candidates raised $16.4 million. Incumbents raised an average of $430,787 per candidate and challengers raised an average of $233,543 per candidate.
Five general elections with the most fundraising
The table below details the five general elections with the most fundraising in the State Senate. Winning candidates’ names are in bold.
|District 3||$1,752,259||Corey Simon (R)||Corey Simon and Loranne Ausley|
|District 14||$1,568,187||Jay Collins (R)||Jay Collins and Janet Cruz|
|District 10||$1,500,594||Jason Brodeur (R)||Jason Brodeur and Joy Goff-Marcil|
|District 12||$1,308,445||Colleen Burton (R)||Colleen Burton and Veysel Dokur|
|District 21||$1,298,362||Ed Hooper (R)||Ed Hooper and Amaro Lionheart|
The officeholders above are listed for the current districts they hold. However, this is a redistricting year, so candidates have been identified below as incumbents even if they are running in a different district than they currently hold.
#1 District 3 – $1,752,259
Incumbent Loranne Ausley raised $775,368 and Corey Simon raised $976,891.
Corey Simon won with 53 percent of the vote and Loranne Ausley received 47 percent of the vote.
#2 District 14 – $1,568,187
Incumbent Janet Cruz raised $711,045 and Jay Collins raised $857,141.
Jay Collins won with 55 percent of the vote and Janet Cruz received 45 percent of the vote.
#3 District 10 – $1,500,594
Incumbent Jason Brodeur raised $1,018,337 and Joy Goff-Marcil raised $482,257.
Jason Brodeur won with 55 percent of the vote and Joy Goff-Marcil received 45 percent of the vote.
#4 District 12 – $1,308,445
Colleen Burton raised $1,287,543 and Veysel Dokur raised $20,902.
Colleen Burton won with 63 percent of the vote and Veysel Dokur received 37 percent of the vote.
#5 District 21 – $1,298,362
Incumbent Ed Hooper raised $1,296,838 and Amaro Lionheart raised $1,525.
Ed Hooper won with 65 percent of the vote and Amaro Lionheart received 35 percent of the vote.
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.