Rick Scott raising money this morning for David Jolly

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Governor Rick Scott, as well as the rest of the Florida GOP establishment, including CFO Jeff Atwater, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Ag. Commissioner Adam Putnam, and state chairman Lenny Curry, are hosting a fundraiser this morning for congressional candidate David Jolly in Tallahassee.

In addition to the statewide officials, several legislative leaders, including Senate President Don Gaetz and House Speaker Will Weatherford, are on the host committee of the February 5th event. 

Rep. Kathleen Peters, who finished second to Jolly in the GOP primary in the special election for Florida’s 13th Congressional District, is also co-hosting the reception.

Those wishing to attend the fundraiser need to have woken up early. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Governors Club Lounge.

Jolly is running against Democrat Alex Sink. The election is March 11.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.