Ron DeSantis amasses massive war chest ahead of rumoured 2024 走る

Ron DeSantis amasses massive war chest ahead of rumoured 2024 走る
より多い 6,000 individuals from all 50 states donated last month, despite his approval rating among Floridians falling

フロリダ州知事ロン・デサンティス was able to raise $5.5 百万 (£3.9 million) in August and attracted donations from all 50 米国の州, his political committee Friends of Ron DeSantis (FRED) 言った.

デサンティス氏, who has not announced a candidacy for 2024’s presidential race, has been the focus of speculation and rumours about which Republicans are considering running for office – that is, if former US president and the defacto leader of the GOP, ドナルド・トランプ, says he is not running.

ザ・ $5.5 million haul raised by FRED in August, as reported by the Tallahassee Democrat 金曜日に, was filed with フロリダ’s Division of Elections, and brings Mr DeSantis’s total fundraising haul to $96 百万 (£69.3 million).

Among the donations received by Florida’s governor last month was a $500,000 (£361,462) figure from the Republican Governor’s Association. レポートによると, it was the largest single donation he received.

In an apparent sign of nationwide support for Mr DeSantis, の合計 6,600 の 8,079 contributions to FRED in August were reportedly under $100 (£72.30), and from all 50 米国の州.

A lot of that is coming from folks around the country, Puerto Rico and military bases overseas who support the governor’s stance on Covid, illegal border crossings, とアフガニスタン,” remarked Nick Iarossi, a lobbyist and supporter of Florida’s governor, に Tallahassee Democrat.

Ron DeSantis has filled the void of those who feel their voice is not being heard,” he added of Florida’s governor, who has been criticised by Democrats for his anti-mask rhetoric. “He is resonating across the country. He is the one speaking up as the contrarian”.

Recent polls have suggested that Florida’s gubernatorial election in November 2022 – and which Mr DeSantis has not filed his candidacy for – could be difficult, 彼と approval rating falling 14 per cent in a recent Morning Consult poll.

デサンティス氏, その間, 先週言った 2024 presidential run was “nonsense”.