Jessica Baker dominates HD 17 cash race

Jessica Baker dominates HD 17 cash race

The one-sided fundraising battle continues in the Republican Primary in Jacksonville’s House District 17.

Jessica Baker, an Assistant State Attorney in Florida’s 7th Circuit, enjoys a solid financial advantage, with nearly $195,000 cash on hand through Aug. 5 between her campaign account and her political committee, Friends of Jessica Baker.

She raised just over $6,000 in the week, with $5,000 coming from accounts associated with U.S. Sugar. Meanwhile, she continues to spend heavily, deploying more than $55,000 from the two accounts in the same week, with most of the spend on media buys.

Baker has raised more than $570,000 for her campaign thus far, and has collected the bulk of establishmen...

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