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Politics Florida mayor raised $5 in latest quarter of long shot presidential bid

01:30  16 october  2019
01:30  16 october  2019 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

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The little-known Florida mayor joined the growing list of 2020 presidential candidates, announcing his candidacy on March 28 despite facing an uphill climb for his bid . Messam is currently the chief executive of a city of 140,000 residents -- more than the population of the city Buttigieg runs in Indiana.

Embarked on a long - shot campaign that is testing the appeal of a youthful profile over more traditional qualifications. Defeated a long -time incumbent to become his city’s first black mayor . Suspended his short-lived campaign in late January, acknowledging that he did “not have the ability to compete.”

Miramar, Florida, Mayor Wayne Messam raised just $5 for his presidential bid in the third quarter of 2019.

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Messam received only one contribution totaling $5 and spent $0 on his campaign in this quarter, according to his Federal Election Commission filing. Because he didn’t spend any money on his campaign, the mayor still has $31,151 on hand from the previous quarter, including his first-quarter haul.

The dismal fundraising effort puts Messam in last place of the major Democratic candidates who have announced. Messam has failed to qualify for any of the 2020 presidential debates.

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Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke raised . 5 million during the third quarter of 2019 for his campaign for the Democratic Party's presidential The campaign said in a slide show seen by Reuters that the candidate had stopped fundraising for two weeks in August after a mass shooting in

The mayor has already qualified in polling for the second set of presidential debates at the end of July. Activist and author Marianne Williamson raised more than . 5 million in the second quarter of Former Vice President Joe Biden received . 5 million since he launched his candidacy in late

He is one of three mayors to enter the 2020 race, along with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

De Blasio dropped out of the race in September. Buttigieg, unlike Messam, continues to tout some of the largest fundraising hauls of any of the 2020 candidates, bringing in $24.8 million in the third quarter.

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