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Patrick Murphy raises $3.3M in third quarter

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Rep. Patrick Murphy raised more than $3 million in the third quarter of 2016.

The Murphy campaign announced Monday it raised $3.3 million in the third quarter, which ended Sept. 30. Campaign finance records were not immediately available on the Federal Election Commission’s website.

“I am so humbled by the grassroots support our campaign has received. It is clear that Floridians are ready for a Senator who shows up and fights for them in the U.S. Senate,” said Murphy in a statement. “This election is critical for our state and families and I will not let them down. I look forward to continuing to share my message with Floridians and working hard for every vote until Election Day.”

Records show Murphy raised $1 million between July 1 and Aug. 10. At the time, the campaign reported it had $3.9 million cash on hand.

Murphy faces Sen. Marco Rubio in the Nov. 8 general election. Records show Rubio raised $3.2 million between July 1 and Aug. 10. He had more than $4.6 million cash on hand at the end of reporting period.

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