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Anne Madden drops out of Hillsborough County Commission race



Ruskin businesswoman Anne Madden has dropped out of the race for the District 1 Hillsborough County Commission seat. In a news release, Madden, a Republican, said she has not met her fundraising goals for the race. "No matter how good the message, it takes money to get it out there.  After much prayer and reflection I have decided to withdraw from the race," she wrote. Madden had about $8,100 in cash and in-kind contributions according to her most recent campaign finance report. Her Republican opponent, Trey Rustmann, has more than $17,000 in cash contributions. Tampa City Council member John Dingfelder, the only Democrat in the race, has more than $52,000 in cash contributions.

Janet Zink, Times Staff Writer

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 12:28pm]


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