Press Coverage of Numbers
Rochester D & C:
Rep. James Walsh, R-Onondaga, raised $309,509 over the three-month period, spent $203,619 and had $607,715 on hand. He has already run a series of television ads in the 25th District, which runs from Syracuse to Webster. Contributions to his campaign included $2,100 from Rochester Higher Education & Research Political Action Committee and $1,000 from The Pike Co. president Thomas Judson.
"We had a very successful quarter," said Walsh spokesman Dan Gage. "We head into the summer real strong with our finances."
His Democratic opponent, Daniel Maffei of Syracuse, raised $125,037 over the period, spent $93,489 and had $206,722 on hand. His top contributors included $5,000 from SEIU COPE. "We're on pace to meet the budget we laid out a few months ago," said Maffei spokesman John Balduzzi, saying the race will require about $1 million to be competitive.
In the 25th District, incumbent Rep. James Walsh, R-Onondaga, reported raising $303,919 during the April-June quarter and spending $199,609. Walsh has raised $690,305 during the 2005-06 election cycle and has a cash balance of $607,715, according to his FEC report.
Walsh's Democratic opponent, former congressional aide Dan Maffei, of DeWitt, reported that he raised $125,037 during the quarter and spent $92,290. He has raised a total of $331,732 during the election cycle and reported having $206,722 in cash on hand as of June 30.