Campaign finance filings for the city comptroller race show candidates getting ready for what looks like it will be one of the more competitive 2009 races. (The latest filing period is January 12 to July 11, 2008.)
According to a search of donations for those candidates between those dates:
Adolfo Carrion’s campaign finance numbers are not posted yet on the Campaign Finance Board’s Web site, but his campaign spokeswoman said he raised $600,000 this filing period.
Melinda Katz’s numbers are lower than expected, but then she did just have a baby.
UPDATE: Here are the contribution numbers for the comptroller candidates:
Adolfo Carrion: $570,052
David Yassky: $452,075.00
David Weprin: $316,899.00
Melinda Katz: $192,938.00
Jim Brennan: $83,677.00
(These numbers take into account any refunded donations the candidates dealt with.)