Republican former state Rep. Shawn Harrison added nearly $19K from Oct. 11-17 to boost his fundraising lead over incumbent Democrat Rep. Mark Danish in House District 63.
Harrison‘s total stands at $217,081, according to the state Division of Elections.
After spending $18,900 in the weeklong reporting period, including a $12,500 check to the House Republican Campaign Committee, Harrison has a little less than $20,000 on hand.
First elected to the House in 2010, Harrison served an only single term, losing to Danish in 2012.
Meanwhile, Danish received $11,165 in donations, as well as another $11,580 of in-kind support from the Florida Democratic Party. Danish stands at $143,507 overall.
Danish also spent $19,916 from Oct. 11-17, including $15,000 to Washington D.C.-based Buying Time, LLC for TV ad buys. His campaign has now cost $109,632, leaving him with $32,281 on hand.
HD 63 covers most of north Hillsborough County.