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Faso trails Delgado, Flynn in third-quarter fundraising for congressional seat

Oct 19, 2017 2:36 pm
The Daily Freeman reports that among all seven candidates for the 2018 19th Congressional District, Democrat Antonio Delgado raised the most money for his campaign in the third quarter of 2017. Delgado, of Rhinebeck, raised $1,053,989.11 in July, August, and September, according to campaign finance filings posted online by the Federal Election Commission. Delgado has spent $173,368.34, and his campaign had $880,620.77 as of Sept. 30. Democrat Brian Flynn of Elka Park raised $1,044,650.66in the same period. But of that, $650,000 came in loans from himself, and only $35,400 was from public contributions. Flynn has spent $133,288.10, and had $911,362.56 as of Sept. 30. Republican incumbent John Faso, of Kinderhook, was next, raising $893,266.20 as of Sept. 30. Almost half of that came from Republican fundraising committees. Faso has spent $424,383.35, with $572,311.84 in his bank as of Sept. 30. Patrick Ryan of Gardiner said he raised $589,769.99, spending $68,113.81, and leaving him with $521,656.18. Gareth Rhodes of Kerhonkson reported raising $297,146.25, spending $40,700.51, and keeping $256,446.44 in cash. David Clegg of Woodstock raised $217,180.81, but more than half, $110,000, came from a loan from himself, and raising just $11,182.18 from contributions. Clegg spent $37,637.67, and reports $179,543.14 in his campaign as of Sept. 30. Jeffrey Beals of Woodstock raised $114,757.72, with a loan of $56,000 from himself. Beals spent $32,389.83, and reports having $82,367.89 as of Sept. 30. Steven Brisee of Walden dropped out of the race Oct. 17 with a campaign fund of 38 cents. And Democrat Sue Sullivan of Plattekill left the race on Sept. 25. Together, the Democrats raised more than three times the amount of the Republican. Residents of Ulster, Greene, Columbia, Sullivan, Delaware, Schoharie, and Otsego counties; most of Dutchess County; parts of Rensselaer and Montgomery counties; and a small piece of Broome County will vote on which candidate represents the area in a primary and a general election in 2018. Read the full story in The Daily Freeman.
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