Republican Paul Gault on May 6 announced he was suspending his campaign and endorsing incumbent Dave Piech for the Santa Rosa County District 4 County Commission race.
Per the Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections website, Gault has not yet officially withdrawn.
The SOE website shows Piech, a Republican, who prefiled for re-election in February 2022, had raised $17,825.03 in campaign donations by the end of March.
Two other Republican challengers trail behind in fundraising efforts with Holley resident Ray Eddington, who prefiled in July 2021, reporting $7,997.50 through March and Navarre resident Mike Clynch, who prefiled in February 2022, reporting $947 through March.
April campaign reports are due by May 10.