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Crist raises $872,000 for gubernatorial campaign

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TALLAHASSEE, FL - Former Gov. Charlie Crist's campaign has already raised almost $900,000 since the day he announced he is running for governor as a Democrat.

A political committee linked to Crist said on Friday that his campaign has already raised $872,000 since Nov. 4, which was the day he announced his intent to become Florida's next governor. The money came from 24 donors, many of whom are attorneys. Sarasota's Grossman Roth law firm gave $250,000.

Related: Crist announces gubernatorial bid

Crist's campaign fund is nowhere near the $20 million that current Florida Gov. Rick Scott has in his war chest.

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