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On November 05, 2014 at 05:02PM, Tom at Watery Foundation published the following article:

Mike Grunwald explains(?) Florida voters’ position on the Land and Water Legacy and on candidates for governor:

Why would that be so? It could be how much Rick Scott and his supporters spent to achieve a 1% margin of victory. According to a Wall Street Journal estimate, Scott outspent Charlie Crist by a margin of roughly two to one. The Scott campaign expenditures are said to be more than a hundred million dollars, including the $12.5 million that Scott himself added in the final days of the race. If his 70,496 vote victory margin were attributable solely to his last-minute personal contribution, it cost Scott $177 per vote.

For comparison purposes, the entire annual budget of the Suwannee River Water Management District is $33.3 million. Water issues, including climate change, are the biggest losers in this race.

Read this article from Watery Foundation at http://www.wateryfoundation.com/?p=10903.
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