Florida Ag Commissioner Candidates Far Apart in Fundraising Totals

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida, General, Sugar

(From News Service of Florida APr 12, 2010) – MADDOX LAGS PUTNAM IN CAMPAIGN CASH – Democratic Agriculture Commissioner candidate Scott Maddox raised $132,000 in the first quarter, his campaign announced Monday, and while that easily bested all his Democratic rivals, he remains far behind his likely Republican rival, U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam, who pulled in $280,000 in the first three months of the year. Maddox also remains far behind Putnam in cash on hand, with about $325,000 in the bank, compared to $1.2 million for Putnam.