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05/14/2013 05:39 pm ET

Thompson Raises More Than Quinn, Lhota And De Blasio In Last Two Months

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NEW YORK CITY — Mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson had a surge in fundraising over the past two months, raising nearly double the amount of money he did in the same period before and beating  Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and former MTA Chairman Joe Lhota, according to campaign representatives and reports.

Thompson, who lost the last mayoral race against a cashed-up Michael Bloomberg by less than 5 points, raised $600,000 from March 12 through May 11, a spokesman for his campaign said Tuesday.

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