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Bill Montford holds large fundraising lead over little-known opponent in SD 3 race

Sen. Bill Montford has a staggering fundraising lead over his little-known opponent, according to new campaign reports.

Montford, the Democratic incumbent from Tallahassee, has raised $271,000 through July 8, while challenger Nancy Miller, a Steinhatchee Republican, reported raising $631 for the Senate District 3 race. She also has previously reported an $1,800 loan and $1,330 in in-kind services.

Montford, head of the Florida Association of District School Superintendents, has been in the state Senate since 2010.

 

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Lloyd Dunkelberger is a Tallahassee-based political reporter and columnist; he most recently served as Tallahassee bureau chief for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

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