This article from the Savannah paper sheds some light on the efforts by the Cagle campaign’s fundraising efforts at the end of the session.
Having conducted fundraising by email, let me say that their efforts were extremely valiant and impressive — heck, they probably set a record. But, it also appears that not all the money they reported was actually in hand when they reported it, which they really should not have done.
My personal opinion on the matter is that I am (A) skeptical that all that money was really raised in one day and (B) fairly sure that a sizable portion of that money was raised very, very rapidly and for that the campaign should be commended.
it will, however, be interesting to see if they rouse the temper of George Anderson, the notorious filer of state ethics complaints, based on this passage:
[Brad Alexander] acknowledged that some contribution checks dated the 3lst arrived later.
“I don’t know exactly how many,