Cuomo Raises BIG! Bigger Than Spitzer Big!
January 17th, 2012

Bill Mahoney, New York Public Interest Research Group’s numbers guru has been churning through the most recent fundraising filings and boy has he come up with some interesting facts.

“Governor Cuomo has raised nearly twice as much in his first full year in office as former Governor Spitzer did,” Mahoney writes. (Bill’s cash raising comparison is after the jump.)

Not only did Cuomo raise gigantic but the Committee to Save New York, the group of business and real estate interests formed to back Cuomo’s policies has set records with their fundraising.

“New lobby filings indicate that the Committee to Save New York spent $2,130,792 in November and December. This brings their annual total up to $11,898,400, the fifth highest total in modern New York history,” writes Mahoney

Here is Mahoney’s comparison between Cuomo and Spitzer:

And look at the numbers:

Contributions:

$11,672,277.87 (Cuomo)

$6,654,015.73 (Spitzer)

Expenditures

$2,200,818.51 (Cuomo)

$9,306,019.90 (Spitzer)

$ In Bank, end of year

$2,914,522.06 (Spitzer)

$14,382,577.13 (Cuomo)

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