Scott campaign has outraised Republican opponents in Florida U.S. Senate race

Incumbent Rick Scott (R) has raised the most money in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Florida, taking in $18.76 million since the start of the campaign cycle. 

Scott raised $4.70 million in the fourth quarter of 2023. Keith Gross (R) has raised the next most in the primary, with $1.38 million since the start of the campaign and $372,726 in quarter four.

The primary will take place on Aug. 20. Seven candidates raised a combined $20.15 million through Dec. 31, 2023. Looking at all 125 congressional battlegrounds we are tracking, this is more than the average of $3.41 million. 

In battlegrounds with incumbents running, Scott raised more than the average of $1.41 million. Scott raised $85.23 million during the 2018 election cycle.

Twenty-three candidates raised a combined $132.75 million running for U.S. Senate in Florida in 2022, while 13 raised $119.39 million in 2018.

Below is how much each Republican candidate has raised and spent so far during the 2023-2024 election cycle:

Looking at Scott and Gross alone: 

  • 5,874 donors donated to Scott’s campaign last quarter.
  • Of those 5,874, the largest share, 1,963 (33%), donated between $5 and $24.
  • Four donors donated to Gross’ campaign last quarter. 
  • Of those four, the largest share, three (75%), donated between $100 and $499.

The next reporting deadline for congressional candidates is April 15, 2024. Those reports will cover the period of Jan. 1 to March 31, 2024. To learn more about this race, click below.