James Gaughran has raised far more money over the past six months than Sen. Carl Marcellino, in a Long Island Senate rematch that could prove key to which party controls the chamber.
Gaughran, the Suffolk County Water Authority chairman, will report Monday that he has raised $166,000 since January, according to Democratic officials. Marcellino (R-Syosset) reported raising $72,000 over the same time period. Gaughran, who narrowly lost to Marcellino in 2016, has $129,000 on hand in his campaign, compared to $111,000 for the incumbent.
Monday was the deadline for legislative and statewide candidates to file campaign-finance reports with the state Board of Elections.
Among statewide candidates, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo had yet to file his report by late Monday afternoon....| read more ››