As 2013 fundraising numbers trickle in, they reveal a tightening race for the job of Queens borough president.
Jose Peralta, a State Senator, is set to announce today that he has raised $60,000 since March, with $51,000 on hand. This remains a far cry from Peter Vallone, Jr., the Queens City Councilman who has raised over $1 million and has over $800,000 on hand, but Mr. Vallone has been raising since before term limits were extended in 2008.
City Councilmember Leroy Comrie has also been raising for the race since 2008, but he has raised only $52,000 and spent half of that. Read More