McAuliffe’s quarterly fundraising plunges from $89,333 to $6,400; Benacquisto adds $106,074by George Bennett | October 12th, 2011
Even so, Palm Beach County State Attorney Michael McAuliffe‘s latest campaign finance report stands out. After raking in $89,333 in contributions between April 1 and June 30, the Democratic incumbent collected a mere $6,400 from outsiders between July 1 and Sept. 30, according to a report filed Tuesday.McAuliffe added a $100,000 loan from personal funds on the last day of the quarter.
Among those posting strong quarters was state Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, R-Fort Myers. The former Wellington councilwoman raised $106,074 during the quarter and has collected $345,399 overall for her reelection bid.