City comptroller Scott Stringer raised 20% more for his mayoral campaign in the filing period ended May 17 compared with the previous two-month filing window, despite a sexual-harassment claim that roiled his run and cost him a number of major endorsements.
Stringer, who serves as the city’s chief financial officer, said he raised $270,000 in direct contributions and believed he’d be eligible for the maximum amount of public matching funds from the New York City Campaign Finance Board, or $6.5 million. The funds still have to be approved and disbursed by the finance board, which could take a number of days. Last filing period, he raised $224,000, of
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