The Florida report, which is facing financial problems, has debts of more than $ 868 billion


An annual report at Federal Electoral Commission (FEC) revealed that the federal arm of the Florida Democratic Party is more than $ 868,000 in fault the following Election campaign in November.

The Receipt and payout reports also showed the Florida Democratic Executive Committee had less than $ 61,000 in cash at the time of filing on Sunday.


The Florida Democrats are no strangers on financing issues.

In 2018 the Naples Daily News reports that the party would be asked by the FEC how it failed to explain why a federal account used for federal campaigns ended up in the red $ 159,333.

According to Florida policy, the only time the federal agency had amassed so much debt was last spring when the party accepted $ 815,641 Paycheck Protection Program Loans. After criticizing the party the money returned in July 2020 to the federal government.

A polling officer, left, provides voting instructions on an early election website, Monday, October 19, 2020, in Miami. (AP photo / Lynne Sladky)

Politico reported last week that the party at the end of 2020 was so tight that it allowed it Health insurance for his Employees suddenly decay in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic.

It was a move the former leadership said was due to a delay in paying their check that the newly appointed party leader said Manny A. Diaz said was “inhuman” and that led the Democrats to demand both the resignation of top party officials and a financial review.

Diaz, the former mayor of MiamiHe promised earlier this month that he would resume insurance and pay employees’ bills.

He told Politico that he was aware that the party’s finances were a mess and that he had been forced to make “tough decisions” to address the money problems, but that he “didn’t think things were going to happen would happen “. [be] so bad.”


Yet, morale was already down for employees, after devastating election losses last year.

Although the Democrats for the billions they are for the presidential and Senate race – The Democratic National Committee reported to the FEC in January that it had closed the year with nearly $ 39 million in the bank – even former presidential candidate of 2020 and New York City mayor Michael Bloombergs more than $ 1.2 billion couldn’t keep them competitive in the Sunshine State.

Ex-President Donald Trump and Florida republican defeated now President Joe Biden and high spending Democrats from 3.3 percentage points in the state in November.

Members of both parties will take another look at Florida before the Midterm elections 2022, while the Democrats have another chance to win in the GOP-controlled state house and oust prominent Republicans like Governor Ron DeSantis and Senator Marco Rubio.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis scolded CNN reporter Rosa Flores on Monday for suggesting Florida had problems distributing the coronavirus vaccine.  (Diaz / Pool via REUTERS)

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis scolded CNN reporter Rosa Flores on Monday for suggesting Florida had problems distributing the coronavirus vaccine. (Diaz / Pool via REUTERS)

While challenger were swum in the governor’s race – like Daniel Uhlfelder, a lawyer known for his appearances on the beaches of Florida, disguised as the Grim Reaper, the one Political Action Committee (PAC) called “Remove Ron” – DeSantis starts with $ 9 million in its own PAC, according to WCJB.

The future of the race for senate remains unclear, though Republicans have a head start with more than $ 5.8 million in cash, according to the Year-end FEC report for its federal institution.


The Florida Democratic Party did not respond to Fox News’ request for comment.


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