John Rutherford banks $25K in recent contributions

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Before John Rutherford won the GOP primary in Florida’s 4th Congressional District, he showed fundraising strength in the late-period, 48-hour contribution notices.

Despite running against an opponent who doesn’t prioritize fundraising in the general election, Rutherford is finishing strong as November approaches.

Rutherford banked $24,900 on Oct. 25, and the money came from a combination of political committees and stalwarts of the Northeast Florida donor class.

Perhaps the most interesting donations: $2,700 each from David Hutson and Nancy Hutson of The Hutson Companies.

Sen. Travis Hutson was a staunch supporter of Hans Tanzler in the primary.

CSX President Clarence Gooden and his wife each gave $2,500.

Also backing Rutherford: the Florida East Coast Industries political committee, the Automotive Free International Trade PAC, and the National Pro-Life Alliance PAC.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


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