Nelson extends lead in fundraising

Bryan Nelson, running for Mayor of Apopka against incumbent Joe Kilsheimer, extended his fundraising lead after a two-week campaign finance period (February 10th-23rd) was reported.

Nelson, the Orange County Commissioner for District 2, led all candidates with 46 donors in this period giving him $17,025. This pushes his total contributions to $86,700, the most of any candidate. He also has $19,063.11 remaining in his campaign account for the final seven days of the campaign, also the most of any candidate.

Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer raised $4,401.11 from eight donors, which gives him $69,886.11 in total contributions. Kilsheimer has $8,664.16 for the final week of the campaign.

Election day in Apopka is March 13th.

Read the entire article by Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice here.