It turns out that Rick Scott, the Naples businessman running against Attorney General Bill McCollum in the GOP primary for governor, may not be the only candidate this year who turns down “welfare for politicians.”
With just days left before the state hands out its first round of public campaign financing, Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink has yet to turn in the paperwork that would make her eligible for matching money.
Last month the Democratic candidate for governor did agree to abide by the campaign spending limit of $24.9 million – and she made the initial request for matching funds in her race for governor.
But even back then her campaign made it clear that no final decision had been made about whether to actually accept the money.
And that appears to still be the case as of now.
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