The son of Suffolk County's longtime legislative leader raised nearly twice as much money as any other legislative candidate during the first half of 2013 as he seeks the seat being vacated by his father.
Democrat Bill Lindsay took in $82,589, according to state campaign finance records, including a $20,000 personal loan and nearly $35,000 from the labor groups who have long backed his father, term-limited Presiding Officer William Lindsay (D-Holbrook), a former electricians union official. He has $67,334 in cash on hand.
Republican Anthony Musumeci, Lindsay's opponent in the 8th legislative district, which covers eastern Islip Town, raised $17,015 as he began his second run for the seat, and has $18,167 in cash on hand.
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