(PartiallyPolitics.com) – On Monday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s political operation is scheduled to move from downtown Tallahassee to a new downtown location. This will be the more official campaign home, according to one source close to the matter.
The move is expected to cost more than $5,000 which means that DeSantis will have 15 days following the move to officially file his bid. This is because, under Federal Election Commission guidelines, not-yet-filed campaigns are not able to spend more than $5,000. Those running for office who spend more than $5,000 are made to “register, file financial reports and designate a principal campaign committee.”
This is going to be the first time that DeSantis will have publicly acknowledged that he is running. A veteran Republican consultant pointed out that DeSantis’ team had been at the Florida GOP building since DeSantis’s big reelection win in 2022.
A source close to DeSantis has also stated that this move is going to start the “countdown” adding that it will be hard for DeSantis to stop things once it is done. The move is part of the behind the scene things that DeSantis’ political operation has been dealing with.
DeSantis and his wife have also recently started launching private tours for donors. According to the source, the 15 to 20 donors attending each event have been carefully selected because of their large donations. The donor dinners were also attended by Scott Wagner, a Miami attorney and longtime DeSantis supporter who was previously the co-chair of the governor’s 2022 transition team.
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