Dana Trabulsy is getting important help from the state Republican Occasion as she makes her first re-election bid in a district that went for Donald Trump by lower than 2 proportion factors.
Nevertheless it appears to be like like her Democratic rival within the race to symbolize Home District 84, retired Memorial Well being government Forest Blanton, has not begun to boost a lot cash.
For the interval from Aug. 1 to Sept. 9, Trabulsy raised $40,750, in comparison with the $1,379 Blanton raised between Aug. 6 to Aug. 26. His report masking the interval from Aug. 27 to Sept. 9, due on Friday, has not but been submitted.
Trabulsy’s cash-on-hand doesn’t embrace the $18,200 she acquired throughout this era from the Republican Party of Florida in workers help and polling providers.
Trabulsy additionally acquired $18,200 from 19 political committees, most of them Tallahassee-based, together with $1,000 donations from two committees that Rep. Erin Grall Chairs: Friends of Erin Grall and Principled Leaders for Florida. Grall isn’t going through any opposition in her bid for a fourth time period within the Home.
Collectively, Trabulsy acquired $4,150 from actual property pursuits and $3,800 from legislation companies or attorneys, which have been the 2 largest sectors represented on her donor listing. Centene Administration Firm, a St. Louis well being care firm, and Gould Cooksey Fennell, PLLC, a legislation agency, tied for giving her the most important donation of this era — each giving her $2,500.
The overwhelming majority of the $20,220 she spent between Aug. 1 and Sept. 9 — $19,321 — went out the door between Aug. 27 and Sept. 9. She spent $17,552 with SimWins in Tampa on consulting and promoting supplies.
In the meantime, Blanton’s account reveals simply $482, counting a $10,000 mortgage to his marketing campaign. He acquired some partisan help: $350 from the Democratic Girls’s Membership of Florida, based mostly in Clermont. He additionally acquired $1,000 from the Inexperienced Florida PAC, based mostly in Plantation.
Trabulsy in 2020 unseated one-term incumbent Democrat Rep. Delores Hogan Johnson by 6 proportion factors. She turned the primary Republican to carry the seat, in accordance with Treasure Coast Newspapers.
Redistricting didn’t change the sunshine pink hue of the district’s voters, in accordance with Matt Isbell of MCI Maps.
HD 84 covers a coastal space roughly outlined by Jensen Seashore to the south and the Indian River County line to the north. It extends west to the St. Lucie-Okeechobee line.
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