Elections for 79 of 120 seats in the Florida House of Representatives will take place on Nov. 8, 2022. State house primary elections are held on Aug. 23, 2022. Republicans hold a 76-42 majority heading into the election.
This article details the five most and least expensive contested primary elections in the House of Representatives. In the 2022 election cycle, 39 of 67 Republican primaries and 27 of 56 Democratic primaries are contested.
This information comes from candidate reports to the Florida Department of State covering the period of Jan. 1, 2021, through July 29, 2022.
Shane Abbott (R) raised $358,721, Vance Coley (R) raised $82,678, and Clint Pate (R) raised $0.
Hillary Cassel (D) raised $429,925, Barry Faske (D) raised $3,000, and Jeremy Katzman (D) raised $0.
Incumbent David Smith (R) raised $420,294, Drake Wuertz (R) raised $0, and Patrick Weingart (R) raised $0.
Incumbent Brett Hage (R) raised $0 and Incumbent Randy Fine (R) raised $414,499.
Philip Griffitts (R) raised $305,065, Brian Clowdus (R) raised $80,063, and Grey Dodge (R) raised $0.
The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Florida PACs submitted to the Florida Department of State. Federal PACs are not required to report to state agencies. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.
|Report Name||Report Due Date|
|2022 Q4 Data (2021 M12)||1/10/2022|
|2022 Primary 2||7/8/2022|
|2022 Primary 5||8/5/2022|
|2022 General 1||9/2/2022|
|2022 General 3||9/30/2022|