Democratic Attorney General candidate Daniel Uhlfelder has been touting his campaign’s decision to take matching funds in recent weeks and the most recent fundraising reports in the three-way race say that was a good idea.
Uhlfelder reported raising $141,338 of hard money in the week ending Aug. 5, a sum buoyed by $129,447 in matching funds from the state of Florida. All told, he has raised $329,255 in hard money and has spent just $171,780 of that sum.
“We’ve accessed these critical funds due to the outpouring of support of thousands of people across Florida,” Uhlfelder, a lawyer from Santa Rosa Beach, said earlier this week.
“I couldn’t be more grateful. With this boost, we are going to be...