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A Ritter Campaign Lie, Illustrated

Florida Elections Commission


Apparently the FEC became concerned about the alleged thank you party when it began investigating its election complaint againsst Ritter. When the state subpeonaed campaign records it specifically asked, in subsection (c), for "any and all contracts, receipts, invoices, cancelled checks, and other payment instruments pertaining to the 'Thank you party.'"

When her attorneys at the law firm of Messer Caparello & Self, Mark Herron and Michael Dutko Jr., responded to the subpoena on January 15, 2010, they included dozens of receipts. However when it came to the thank you party, Herron and Dutko wrote: