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McCalister raised $71,000 in 3rd quarter for Senate race

by George Bennett | October 17th, 2011


Plant City businessman Mike McCalister raised about $71,000 during the third quarter for his Republican U.S. Senate bid, his campaign said today. That places McCalister — who served 33 years in the Army National Guard, Army Reserves and active duty and retired with the rank of colonel — financially far behind his three main GOP primary rivals.

Federal Election Commission reports were due Saturday but have not yet been posted on the FEC site.

Former state House Majority Leader Adam Hasner raised $535,000 in the quarter. Former appointed Sen. George LeMieux collected $402,916 and former Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse CEO Craig Miller raised $226,000.

McCalister’s total came from nearly 2,000 donors, consultant Buzz Jacobs said.

The GOP candidates together raised less than incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, who raised nearly $2 million in the quarter.

2 Responses to “McCalister raised $71,000 in 3rd quarter for Senate race”

  1. It's All About Me Says:

    When do they stop worrying about re-election and start representing the people?

  2. filmi indir Says:


    I like your article. Keep working harder mate.

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