ICYMI: Former Combat Aviator Tom Royals Dominates GOP Field In Fundraising with Unmatched Grassroots Support

In case you missed it, former Naval Flight Officer and combat aviator Tom Royals, Republican candidate for U.S. Congress in Maryland’s Sixth Congressional District, is dominating the rest of the GOP field in fundraising, demonstrating he is the only candidate with the base of grassroots support needed to defeat the Democrats in November. The Royals campaign surpassed 3,000 individual donors in 2023.

Check out the coverage from around the district: 

Frederick News-Post: Royals Led GOP in Fundraising for 6th District Race Last Year

Out of nearly two dozen candidates running to represent Maryland’s 6th District in Congress… Tom Royals raised the most among Republicans in 2023, according to the Federal Election Commission.

…Royals, a former U.S. Navy officer who also joined the race in July, raised the most out of the seven Republicans who filed year-end reports with the FEC, with a total of $292,935.

…Among Republican candidates in District 6, Royals ended the year with the most cash on hand at $95,388.

Maryland Matters: 6th District Fundraising Numbers Reveal a Lot

GOP fundraising: Royals flush… Tom Royals, a Navy veteran and business development manager, led the way on the fundraising front for Republicans seeking to replace Trone.

Royals ended 2023 with $95,388.20 in the bank after raising $132,552.01 in the final months of the year. He raised $292,935.01 overall during the year.

MoCo 360: Tom Royals Continues to Lead Among Republicans

Navy veteran Tom Royals is still leading on the Republican side. This quarter, he raised $132,552… In the previous third quarter, which covered the period starting July 1 and ending Sept. 30, 2023, Royals outraised all candidates across party lines. He’s raised a total of $292,935 across the campaign cycle.

WCBC Radio (AM 1270): Campaign Finance Reports

Year-end campaign finance reports for the Republican candidates vying for the open District 6 Congressional seat show that Tom Royals, a former combat aviator, has raised the most money with almost $293,000 raised and $95,000 cash-on-hand.


Read more about fundraising in the GOP race for MD-06 HERE.

Read more about Tom HERE.

Follow Tom’s campaign on social media HERE and HERE.