Curran holds fundraising edge over Martins in Nassau exec race


Legis. Laura Curran, the Democratic candidate for Nassau County executive, has a fundraising edge over Republican opponent Jack Martins as the race enters its final month, according to new campaign finance reports.

The reports, which were filed Friday and cover campaign activity through Oct. 2, show Curran, a second-term legislator from Baldwin, has $362,168 available to spend through Election Day on Nov. 7.

Martins, a former state senator from Old Westbury, has $325,272 available.

The filings are the first for Martins since July because he did not have a GOP primary opponent. Curran, who defeated County Comptroller George Maragos in the Sept. 12 Democratic primary, last filed a campaign report Sept. 22.

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