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The former governor still has a big war chest even as he faces large legal bills.

Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has more than $16 million in unspent campaign funds, was said to be exploring “whatever legal options he has available to him.”
Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has more than $16 million in unspent campaign funds, was said to be exploring “whatever legal options he has available to him.”
Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has more than $16 million in unspent campaign funds, was said to be exploring “whatever legal options he has available to him.” Credit... Mary Altaffer/Associated Press

Katie Glueck

Jan. 18, 2022

Former Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York may have resigned in disgrace last year amid accusations of sexual harassment, but he still controls a war chest of more than $16 million, according to records released on Tuesday.

Mr. Cuomo, once one of the strongest fund-raisers in the Democratic Party, left office last summer with $18 million in campaign funds. It was a staggering amount, especially for a departing official — though that sum has been surpassed by his successor, Gov. Kathy Hochul, whose team announced on Tuesday that her campaign raised nearly $21.6 million in five months, with more than $21 million in cash on hand.