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July 18, 2012                                                            Bill Mahoney (518) 817-3738


        NYS SENATE RACES: GOP HAS MORE THAN FIVE TIMES THE MONEY IN THE BANK AS DEMOCRATS
Campaign finance disclosure reports are still trickling in,1 but enough candidates have filed to provide a
snapshot look at how the three conferences in the Senate stand financially.



                                TOTAL MONEY IN THE BANK AS OF JULY 17, 2012

                                                                                      Democratic Total:
         Democrats                                                                       $3,772,523.04
           Party committees                                                               $773,097.87
           Incumbents                                                                    $2,525,521.70
           Candidates challenging incumbents of another party                            $1,033,030.59
           Candidates' PACS                                                                 $51,218.80
           Former legislators                                                             $348,594.45
           Open seat candidates                                                           $586,414.24
           Incumbents not running for reelection                                          $137,098.40
           Candidates who lost in a previous election                                       $29,866.25
           Candidate and Party Debt                                                     -$1,712,319.26
           Other Democratic money2
           Statewide Committee for Gianaris                                             $1,434,184.94
           Kruger                                                                         $417,310.38
           Candidates challenging incumbents of own party                                 $433,846.93
                                                                                      Republican Total:
         Republicans                                                                   $20,320,848.22
           Party Committees                                                             $5,476,097.06
           Incumbents                                                                  $12,661,725.22
           Candidates challenging incumbents of another party                             $397,709.69
           Former Legislators                                                             $627,239.71
           Open seat candidates                                                           $953,307.96
           Incumbents not running for reelection                                          $492,283.93
           Candidates who lost in a previous election                                      $54,475.86
           Candidate and Party Debt                                                      -$341,991.21
1                                                                   th
  Notable committees that were not online as of 9:30 AM on July 18 include the IDC PAC and Senators Savino,
Seward, and Golden.
2
  For both parties, primary challengers were not included in the net totals. Additionally, two Democratic
committees were excluded. Senator Gianaris has an extant committee for a statewide race that could eventually
be transferred to the DSCC, but this has yet to be tapped. Senator Carl Kruger’s total was not included with those
of other former legislators, since it is deemed unlikely that any candidates would accept transfers from this
committee.
  Other Republican Money
  Candidates challenging incumbents of own party   $142,716.8599
                                                       IDC Total:
IDC                                                $1,581,888.47
  Incumbents                                       $1,592,888.47
  Candidate and Party Debt                           -$11,000.00

				
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