Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice brought in over $900,000 in contributions this cycle with an additional $350,000 in other filings, according to filings reported to the Board of Elections today. Her report is especially notable as they represent more than a ten-fold increase in her cash on hand over her last filing, suggesting that she could have her eyes on a higher office.
The number represents a huge haul for a down-ballot suburban lawmaker, especially considering that Ms. Rice lost the Attorney General’s race to Eric Schneiderman in 2010. The figure announced today even outpaces what Mr. Schneiderman raised in this fundraising period. Read More