Thousands of people donate to this Florida Republican, but they can’t vote for him

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‘ pay more attention to the race to be Florida’s next governor, they have found the two Republican candidates in many different places. On their Facebook feeds pushing ads. In their neighborhoods holding events.

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As Florida voters slowly begin to pay more attention to the race to be Florida’s next governor, they have found the two Republican candidates in many different places.


But voters nationwide have also found Ron DeSantis in their living rooms, via Fox News. They also found a fundraising letter from DeSantis in their mailboxes, from Virginia to California.


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According to a Herald/Times analysis of campaign finances, 42 percent of the total number of contributions to DeSantis’ campaign have been small checks ($500 or less) from out of state. That same type of donation for Adam Putnam? Just 2 percent of his total.

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Not to change the topic here:

Sunburn ‘ The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics ‘ 6.11.18

If the November election were held today, only four of the 13 proposed state constitutional amendments would pass, according to new polling by the Florida Chamber of Commerce.

‘However, this is before tens of millions of dollars are invested in information campaigns,’ the Chamber said in a news release. ‘In other words, these numbers will change as November approaches.’

Chamber officials further said that with 13 amendments on the ballot ‘ eight from the Constitution Revision Commission, three from the Legislature and two from citizen initiatives ‘ ‘voter fatigue is certainly a concern.’

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Playbook: Trump says he’s ‘not really sure’ he believes voting in 2018 is as important as it was in 2016

‘I don’t know who the hell wrote that line! I’m not sure. But it’s still important, remember that.’ (h/t Dan Diamond)

Moving on.

— REPUBLICANS are really hoping this doesn’t become part of the shtick. Like they’re really, really, really hoping that the Republican president doesn’t downplay how important it is for his base to get out and vote in November.

Good Wednesday morning. BAD NUMBERS FOR TRUMP — NEW POLITICO/MORNING CONSULT POLL: ‘Poll: Trump reelection bid begins in a hole,’ by Steven Shepard: ‘The 2020 presidential election is still two and a half years away, but President Donald Trump’s path to a second term is littered with roadblocks, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll.

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