More than $600K in campaign spending hitting agricultural area in PBC Commission race

​​In the Primary race for a Palm Beach County Commission seat, more than half a million dollars has been spent in the last six weeks vying for voters in the county’s agricultural swath.

Democratic state Rep. Matt Willhite, who opted for the County Commission race over re-election to the state Legislature, has dropped a total of $412,309 between June 1 and July 15, between his personal campaign and his committee, Floridians for Public Safety.

His chief rival, Michelle Oyola McGovern, a longtime U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson staffer, has spent $215,300 in the same period, between her personal campaign and the committee

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