Kari Lake Raises $1 Million For Her Senate Campaign At Mar-A-Lago Event

Republican Arizona Senate candidate Kari Lake on Wednesday raised over 1,000,000 {dollars} at a fundraiser for her marketing campaign held in former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, in keeping with a number of information studies.

The determine garnered at Wednesday’s occasion marks a brand new document for fundraising for a non-incumbent Senate candidate at Mar-a-Lago, in keeping with a supply cited by ABC News.

“One million dollars in one day,” Lake wrote on X, previously Twitter. “Thank you to everyone who made this possible. Both the White House & the Senate majority run through Arizona. We need all hands on deck to save America from the radical left.”

Single tickets for the occasion began from $1,000, and {couples} have been supplied the choice to pay $100,000 for a two-day keep on the resort and a dinner with Lake following the reception, in keeping with an invite for the occasion cited by ABC.

Lake, an ally of the previous president who pushed his 2020 election lies, is the favourite to win the GOP major within the state scheduled for July 30. She is then anticipated to face off in opposition to the doubtless Democratic nominee Ruben Gallego in November. Incumbent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I) earlier this yr introduced she received’t be in search of reelection.

The consequence of the race is anticipated to play a key function in figuring out which social gathering will maintain management of the higher chamber beginning January.

Gallego’s marketing campaign on Tuesday introduced the candidate garnered $7.5 million within the first three months of 2024. Lake’s marketing campaign has not but shared the quantity she has amassed within the first quarter of the yr.

Lake raised over $2 million from October to December, whereas Gallego had gathered $3.3 million throughout the identical interval.

Senate Republicans have been coalescing round Lake. Another fundraiser for the previous TV information anchor organized by Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.), the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, early final month gathered about $330,000 for her marketing campaign, in keeping with Politico.

Lake misplaced in Arizona’s gubernatorial race in 2022 to Democratic candidate Katie Hobbs however by no means conceded and has unsuccessfully continued to contest the consequence.