Crist Announces $4.3 Million Raised for Florida Senate Race

Posted July 9, 2009 at 12:21pm

Florida Republican Gov. Charlie Crist announced Thursday he has received more than $4.3 million in contributions for his 2010 U.S. Senate bid, and, as expected, tops his closest competitors.

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Crist’s major primary opponent, former state House Speaker Marco Rubio, announced $340,000 in contributions during the second quarter from April through June. Rubio’s total receipts for the first quarter were $255,000.

The top Democrat in the race, Rep. Kendrick B. Meek, announced $1.2 million raised this quarter for a total of $3 million raised, including transfers.