Frost, who worked as a community organizer before running for Congress in Florida’s 10th District, said she racked up debt during the campaign and was underpaid for working as an Uber driver. cost of living in the country’s capital.
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“For those asking, I have bad credit because I was in too much debt for a year and a half for Congress. I couldn’t make enough money from Uber itself to live on,” Frost tweeted.
Frost shocked the political establishment by defeating seasoned Democratic challengers in a crowded primary before defeating Republican Calvin Wimbish in the Nov. 8 midterm election.
â€œIt is not magic that we won a very difficult race. I quit my full-time job for this startup because I knew at 25 that I had to be a full-time candidate to win. 7 days a week, 10-12 hours a day. “It’s not sustainable or right, but we had to do it,” Frost said.
â€œAs a candidate, you cannot give yourself a stipend or anything until the end of your campaign. So most of the running costs you no dollars unless you work a second job,” he added.