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Fundraising a mixed bag for legislators

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Freshman state legislators in the Capital Region had mixed success in their first six months of fundraising, according to campaign finance filings submitted late Monday afternoon with the state Board of Elections. Campaign fundraising results for Capital Region legislators from Jan. 12 to July 13. The following numbers are receipts, expenditures and final balances: Marc Butler: $7,835 $8,447 $1,297 Patricia Fahy: $11,284 $8,322 $27,021 Hugh Farley: NA NA NA Tony Jordan: $9,100 $8,511 $13,385 Peter ...

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July 16, 2013
11:54 a.m.

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What a mangled paragraph near the end of the article. It seems certain that Sean Eldridge has $440,000 in campaign funds but beyond that, who knows? Did Eldridge raise $220,000 which he/she matched? Or did her/his husband, the co-founder of Facebook, raise $220,000? Or did he/she (the candidate) or him/her (the husband) provide the matching $220,000? And finally, did he/she (the candidate) or him/her (the husband) not accept any money from political groups? PUH-LEEZE (I ask again) improve the Gazette's copy editing!