Manatee County Commissioner Larry Bustle has raised more than $95,000, while his Republican challenger in next month's primary has reported no financial activity by his campaign.
Of the amount Bustle has raised for his re-election effort, only $850 came in during the three-month period that ended July 6, according to the Manatee County Elections Office.
Bustle has spent more than $12,350 on his campaign, leaving him with more than $82,000 heading into the final month of his primary campaign against Nathaniel Leonard, who has not reported any contributions or expenses, and a possible general election campaign against Democrat Corie Holmes.
As of July 6, Holmes had raised almost $9,300 on his campaign, and spent more than $3,150, according to the elections office.
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