Gov. Ron DeSantis’ political committee raised $8.853 million in May and had about $105 million on hand as he runs for a second term, according to a finance report posted Friday on the state Division of Elections website.
The committee Friends of Ron DeSantis received 23 contributions of $100,000 or more during May, with the largest, $1.25 million, coming from the Republican Governors Association.
The DeSantis committee also spent nearly $2.6 million during the month, with $2 million of that amount going to the Republican Party of Florida.
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State political candidates and committees faced a Friday night deadline for filing reports showing finance activity through May. As of early Friday evening, a report for DeSantis’ campaign account had not been posted.