Bolstering his effort to return to Tallahassee, former Rep. Frank Farkas, R-St. Petersburg, collected $35,125 in contributions between July 7 and July 20, according to new reports. Farkas, who entered the House District 68 race in early June, reported an overall total of $54,776. Democrat Dwight Dudley of St. Petersburg raised $5,510 during the period and had a total of $34,175.
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