Chip LaMarca holds more than $500K for re-election bid representing coastal Broward’s HD 100

Republican Rep. Chip LaMarca’s bid for a third term representing coastal Broward County just logged his best fundraising period this cycle — raising about $145,000 in 41 days, pushing his available funds past the half-million mark.

But for the first time in his 17-year political career, he’s heading into an election without an asset some would argue is priceless: the endorsement of the Sun-Sentinel.

Instead, Broward County’s daily newspaper endorsed his two-time rival, Democrat Linda Thompson Gonzalez, a retired diplomat he bested by 10 percentage points in 2020.

Thompson Gonzalez is far behind in the money race, holding $43,849, including $10,000

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