That's the same day that Crist formally kicked off his bid to reclaim his old job.
The committee, Charlie Crist for Florida, isn't bound by any campaign contribution limits. The $872,000 raised by Crist came from just 24 donors, much of it from attorneys. The Grossman Roth law firm gave $250,000.
Incumbent Gov. Rick Scott has already amassed a sizable war chest for his political committee called Let's Get to Work.
Since it was revived in the summer of 2011 the committee has raised more than $23 million and spent slightly less than $3 million.