Tallahassee business owner Jay Revell led the pack in July fundraising for the Leon County Commission District 5 seat.
Revell, a former aide to Mayor John Dailey when Dailey was a County Commissioner, raised over $12,000 in July. Included in that pot is a $1,000 contribution from Tallahassee Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram FIAT.
The Revell campaign spent more than $16,000, of which $11,000 was spent on mailers and printing services as well as $3,250 for various consulting services.
In 2020 Revell stepped down as Vice President of the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce and started a public relations firm. He has been endorsed by the Tallahassee Professional Firefighters Union and the Tallahassee Board of Realtors.
Paula DeBoles-Johnson raised $4,520 and spent nearly $22,000 in July. Leon County’s employee engagement manager spent nearly $18,000 for mailers from Volusia Strategies. Her campaign donated $1,000 to Girl Scouts of Gateway for a Women of Distinction event.
The founder of the Capital City Youth Development Corporation nonprofit has the backing of lawyer Ben Crump and the Big Bend Police Benevolent Association.
Dustin Rivest received close to $3,000 in contributions in July and spent $19,000. The Tallahassee business owner spent over $6,000 on consulting services.