Liu and Stringer Pay for Polling

Some other notable expenditures from city candidates, courtesy of intern Bharat Ayyar:

John Liu–whose reluctance to specify his intention for 2009 is keeping Grace Rauh busypaid $29,340 to the Washington, D.C.-based Lake Research Partners for polling on February 22. He paid an additional $10,366.80 for a “voter survey” from the same company on March 31.

Scott Stringer, who isn’t term-limited in 2009 and whose intentions for the next election are not clear, paid Global Strategy Group $13,7000 for polling on June 27.

Dan Gardonick, a possible City Council speaker candidate, paid $1,020 in rent to State Senator Liz Krueger’s campaign. Liu and Stringer Pay for Polling