STATEMENT: Gillum Campaign Highlights Graham’s Hypocrisy on Outside Spending

STATEMENT: Gillum Campaign Highlights Graham’s Hypocrisy on Outside Spending

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.The Andrew Gillum for Governor Campaign released the following statement today:

“It’s hypocritical for the Graham campaign to denounce outside spending and now call it “dark money” when it doesn’t benefit her like it did in 2014. Her “very conservative” record is on full display, and this campaign should be about her record against the Mayor’s record,” said Geoff Burgan, Communications Director.

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In 2014, Super PAC’s spent $1.3 million dollars either in support of Graham or against then-Congressman Steve Southerland. Click here for data back-up.

USA Today [10/28/14, “Outside groups spending millions on Florida House race”] quoted Graham on outside spending saying: “The ads are not being run by my campaign, Graham said during a debate with Southerland in Tallahassee. “They’re being run by an independent expenditure.”