Governor Ron DeSantis and the Republican Party of Florida invited all qualified Republican candidates in Florida congressional districts 4, 7, 13, and 15 to participate in respective Republican primary debates at the 2022 Sunshine Summit on July 23, 2022, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
To qualify for their respective debate, each candidate must meet one of the following debate qualifying criteria:
- Polling at 5% or greater in the RPOF poll of each respective primary race which will be conducted by July 13, 2022.
- Raised and publicly reported at least $100,000 in monetary contributions by July 13, 2022.
Debate rules will be released following the July 13, 2022, debate qualifying deadline.
In addition to these exciting debates, the 2022 Republican Party of Florida Sunshine Summit will include a robust agenda of guest speakers, panel discussions, and other programming featuring top Florida Republican officials and the nation’s leading conservative voices.