State Senator Runs Afoul Of Campaign Finance Laws Again

May 18, 2016

The Florida Elections Commission is once again calling foul on State Democratic Senator Dwight Bullard.

State Democratic Senator Dwight Bullard of Cutler Bay.
Credit Florida Senate

Since 2011, Bullard has failed to properly file campaign finance reports a dozen times. Wednesday the FEC saddled Bullard with a $5,000 fine, for incomplete reports filed in 2014 and 2015. Stephanie Cunningham is assistant general counsel for the agency.

“In this case the commission found probable cause that Dwight Bullard, a 2016 candidate for state Senator failed to make necessary amendments to five of his campaign treasurers’ reports,” she said in a hearing Wednesday.

The move comes just one day after the launch of the grassroots organization Accountable Miami Dade, which calls for tougher enforcement of campaign finance laws.