Maffei has head start in fundraising
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Dan Maffei has a significant head start when it comes to fundraising for the 25th District Congressional race. To date, the Democrat has raised more than $675,000. In the first three months of this year, his campaign has raised $335,000.Maffei is currently the only candidate who can officially accept donations. Republican candidates Dale Sweetland and Robert Oaks have yet to file a statement of candidacy which would allow them to begin raising money.