Here’s an absolutely remarkable fact: At the end of May, Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis had $112 million in the bank ahead of his bid for a second term in 2022.
$112 million! That is an absolutely stunning number, even in a state like Florida, where it takes a whole lot of money to run for office. By way of context, DeSantis raised $59 million and spent $52 million in his 2018 victory over Democrat Andrew Gillum.
And if you think that DeSantis’ fundraising is all about his coming reelection race, well, that’s simply not right. Or, at least, it doesn’t capture the full picture
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