The Tampa Bay Times reported on the sources of financial support for Chris Hunter’s campaign and the incumbent’s campaign. Hunter has not taken any special interest PAC money whereas 51% of the incumbent’s money comes from PACs.
“For a first-time candidate challenging a sitting, entrenched incumbent, the biggest hurdle is the ability to raise money,” Hunter said. “There’s a desire in our district, in our state and nationally to have service-minded leaders in Congress, especially in this cycle, that’s driving a lot of financial support to candidates like me all across the country.”
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