Randy Fine starts off 2020 bid with a bang
State Rep. Randy Fine launched his 2020 re-election bid on Nov. 19, and thanks to his prodigious fundraising effort last cycle he was able to hit the ground running.
A newly filed campaign finance report shows the Brevard County Republican already has $21,500 in the bank. The bulk of that money — $20,000 — marked down as a carryover from his 2018 run. The other two contribs listed on the report: A grand from Ygrene Energy Fund and $500 from Dosal Tobacco Corporation.
Fine won his second term in House District 53 last month after shellacking West Melbourne Democrat Phil Moore by 10 points, or about 8,000 votes out of the 76,549 ballots cast.
Thus far, no challenger has stepped to the plate to challenge Fine in 2020.
The Brevard Delegation chair amassed more than $275,000 in hard money for his 2018 run. By comparison, Moore raised $22,500 and had spent about $21,000 as of Nov. 1, meaning Fine’s 2020 campaign has already surpassed the total bankroll of his 2018 challenger.
As of Nov. 1, the double Harvard alumnus had more than $100,000 in hard money in his 2018 campaign account. Termination reports for the