The Republican Incumbent has raised $3,446,005.78.
There is 1 Democratic Challenger who has raised $282,369 so far.
There are no Republican Challengers in this race.
There are no Independent/Other Challengers in this race.
Median Income: $54,913
Income Rank: 231
% College Educated: 31
Education Rank: 188
Brian Mast serves as the Republican U.S. representative for Florida's 18th congressional
district. He assumed congressional office in 2017.
In 2016, he obtained Bachelor of Liberal Arts from the Harvard Extension School, where he
studied economics, with minors in government and environmental studies.
After graduating from High School in 1999, Mast enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve and
transitioned to the active U.S. Army. Serving in Afghanistan, he took a wrong step into an
IED. The explosion resulted in the amputation of both his legs and one of his fingers.
Mast won the 2016 general election for the U.S. Congress. His largest donors were Duty
Free Americas (owned by the pro-Israel Falic family), NextGen Management (a condo
property firm), and Superior Foods (frozen foods).
After his vote for the Trump tax cuts for the wealthy, his constituents gave him a 40%
approval rating. Although a supporter of the Second Amendment, Mast supports a ban on
assault weapons. He voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act. In 2017, Mast said he would
support cutting U.S. funding to the United Nations.
In 2016, Mast was linked with World Patent Marketing, a company the FTC would shut
down as an invention promotion scam. World Patent Marketing donated money to Mast's
campaign fund and said that he sat on their advisory board. It was reported in 2018 that
Mast was under consideration by Trump to become secretary of the Department of
Mast lives in Palm City, Florida, with his wife Brianna and their four children.