Josh Riley is the top fundraiser ahead of the Democratic primary for New York’s 22nd Congressional District.
Riley (D-Ithaca) has nearly $190,000 more cash on hand than the second highest fundraiser Francis Conole, according to The Citizen. The race for the 22nd district pits six Democrats against each other for the party’s June 28 primary.
Almost 96% of Riley’s campaign donations came from individual donors. Riley raised $360,970 in the first quarter of this year. His campaign spent $191,898 and has $550,184 cash on hand at present. Conole currently has $362,493 cash on hand.
Other Democrats in the race are Vanessa Fajans-Turner of Ithaca, former state Assemblyman Sam Roberts, DeWitt town councilor Sarah Klee Hood, and Syracuse city councilor Chol Major.
The 22nd Congressional District is currently represented by Rep. Claudia Tenney, a Republican, who decided to run for the 23rd Congressional District after New York’s district boundaries were redrawn earlier this year.
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