Mike Sigler is the leading GOP candidate funding-wise ahead of the Republican primary for New York’s 22nd Congressional District, but Brandon Williams raised the most money during the first quarter of 2022.
Williams (R-Sennett) reported receipts totaling $104,503.87 with $93,788 in individual contributions. Sigler (R-Lansing) reported $192,924 in receipts with $67,924 in individual contributions and $2,250 in funds from political action committees (PAC), reported The Citizen.
Sigler, a Tompkins County legislator and chair of county GOP committee, loaned his own campaign the majority of those funds- $125,000- according to records from the Federal Election Commission. Williams also help his own campaign with a $2,915.81 loan.
Williams has transferred $7,800 from the Team Brandon Victory Committee, a joint fundraising committee formed to support his campaign for Congress. William also political action committee called Central New York PAC.
Sigler has received endorsements from Republican committees in the eight-county district, while Williams has branded himself as an outsider and had secured the state Conservative Party’s endorsement.
Sigler and Williams will face off in the June 28 primary. The winner will go up against the Democratic nominee. There are currently six Democrats vying for the party nomination in NY-22.
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