Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, who’s running in the GOP primary against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, has recently given his campaign a big boost in the form of a million dollars, he announced at a Sunday event hosted by the Brooklyn Tea Party.
Mr. Maragos, a former Vice President at Chase and Citicorp, had already acknowledged in a December Capital Tonight interview that he would commit up to $5 million into his own campaign if he got the Republican nomination, and that he had placed around $120,000 into his primary thus far.
But now it seems he has significantly expanded his investment. “By the way, in the financial disclosure that I’m making, as of December 31st, I’ve already put a million dollars into my campaign account,” Mr. Maragos said in response to a question about how he’d compete financially on such a large stage. Read More