The Orlando Sentinel reports:
Gov. Ron DeSantis’ political committee is almost $50 million ahead of his major Democratic rivals, and August only brought more big checks from around the country. While DeSantis is doing extremely well with small donations of $25 or less, taking in almost 13,000 such individual contributions, some of his biggest donors are from out of state, highlighting his national profile and potential greater ambitions.
The DeSantis committee’s largest contributions in August were $500,000 from the Republican Governors Association and $500,000 from Richard and Elizabeth Uihlein of Illinois. Their August contribution also brings them into the upper ranks of DeSantis donors, behind only WeatherTech founder David MacNeil and Citadel hedge fund founder Kenneth Griffin. Unlike personal campaign accounts that have contribution limits, an associated committee does not have restrictions on how much it can receive from a single donor.
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— Orlando Sentinel (@orlandosentinel) September 16, 2021