Mario Díaz-Balart powers through Q2 raising $210K, opponent faces FEC fine

The second quarter of 2022 proved fruitful for incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart, who stacked $210,000 to defend his seat representing Florida’s 26th Congressional District.

He also spent $140,000 while ramping up campaign efforts through a blend of print and digital marketing.

By the end of the quarter, he had more than $1.6 million left to spend, according to his filings with the Federal Election Commission.

His sole Democratic opponent, middle school teacher and small business owner Christine Olivo, faces a potentially steep FEC fine for failing to file her Q2 fundraising report on Friday. More on that later.


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