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Ron DeSantis announces more than $1 million in fundraising



Congressman Ron DeSantis raised $1.1 million in his U.S. Senate bid in the first three months of the year, his campaign announced Thursday.

The Orlando Republican has $3.2 million cash on hand, according to an email sent to supporters. His is the first campaign to release fundraising numbers for the first quarter.

In the August Republican primary, DeSantis is up against Congressman David Jolly, Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, defense contractor Todd Wilcox and homebuilder Carlos Beruff.

[Last modified: Thursday, April 7, 2016 8:18pm]


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