Pam Bondi's haul on scrapped execution day? $140k
News Service of Florida:
The campaign for Attorney General Pam Bondi listed $139,076 in contributions on Sept. 10, the day of her waterfront campaign kickoff in Tampa that was the basis of a controversial request to delay the execution of a convicted murderer.
Contributions that day were collected from 334 individuals and businesses.
Another $26,600 in contributions, including a $3,000 in-kind donation for consulting from the Republican Party of Florida, was listed on Sept. 11.
Bondi, who does not have an announced challenger, has repeatedly apologized for asking Gov. Rick Scott to reschedule Marshall Lee Gore’s execution from Sept. 10 to Oct. 1. Gore was put to death Oct. 1.
Another $55,764 was listed on Sept. 10 by “And Justice for All,” a type of political committee known as an electioneering communication organization, set up for Bondi.
The Sept. 10 totals include $764 for food and beverages from the Columbia restaurant in Tampa.
The committee, registered on Aug. 6, has received $809,500 in contributions.
For the year’s third quarter, Bondi’s campaign account recorded $404,910 in cash donations and another $219,787 through in-kind assistance. While the contributions were dated Sept. 10, filings with the state do not indicate whether the money was received at the kickoff event.