Campaign Roundup: Blooomberg donated $230k to five NYC Republican parties
Brooklyn The Hotel Trades Council [is somewhat] surprisingly backing a Republican, Marty Golden. Mindy Meyer [has quite the](http://politicker.com/2012/08/mindy-meyer-claims-very-big-gay-following-from-the-streets/) interesting views on gay marriage. Manhattan Corey Johnson [picked up](http://capitaltonightny.ynn.com/2012/08/a-trifecta-of-gay-support-for-johnson/) the support of three gay members of Congress. Queens Juan Reyes [knocked the](http://capitaltonightny.ynn.com/2012/08/reyes-knocks-smith-for-mayor-talk/) mayoral prospects of Malcolm Smith. A Queens Assembly candidate [backed away](http://politicker.com/2012/08/myungsuk-lee-wont-sue-the-new-york-post-after-all/) from a promise to sue the New York Post. State Senate The League of Conservation [Voters backed](http://capitaltonightny.ynn.com/2012/08/league-of-conservation-voters-backing-grisanti-breslin/) Mark Grisanti and Neil Breslin. Elsewhere A longtime member of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's staff [was tapped to](http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443687504577565682324549016.html) run the state Democratic Party. Mayor Michael Bloomberg [has donated](http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/gop_cores_mike_party_favors_t8MuclyTWrJ8gx4NEo4UVK) $230K to the five NYC Republican parties. A House Democratic [poll says](http://capitaltonightny.ynn.com/2012/08/house-dems-hayworth-and-maloney-in-virtual-tie/) Nan Hayworth and Sean Patrick Maloney are in a virtual tie. A Democratic candidate for the 63rd Senate seat [is creating a](http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/142829/tkaczyk-seeks-to-create-save-our-schools-line/) new ballot line.
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