Defeated IDC Leader Klein Outspent Challenger Nearly 10 to 1

Despite spending over $3 million in the lead up to the September primary election, former State Senate IDC leader Jeff Klein lost the contest to first-time candidate Alessandra Biaggi, who spent only $332,000. Biaggi was one of six progressive challengers who beat out IDC incumbents and are expected to shake things up in Albany in 2019.

Source: Gotham Gazette
Date: October 4, 2018

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