New York Republican Marriage Equality Supporter Raising Ample Campaign Donations

Posted on

"New York Republican Marriage Equality Supporter Raising Ample Campaign Donations"

New York state Sen. Steve Saland (R) crafted the religious protections that helped the state’s marriage equality law pass last year and was one of four Republican senators to vote for it. Groups like the National Organization for Marriage have tried to counter their reelection, but Saland’s latest campaign finance disclosure report indicates that his vote hasn’t hurt him. He has raised over $425,000, from pro-equality donors like Robert Ziff and Proposition 8 attorney Ted Olson as well as conservative business interests like David Koch.

« »

By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ThinkProgress Terms of Use. I understand that my comments are also being governed by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies as applicable, which can be found here.