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Lee Zeldin is outpacing his lone Republican state Senate competitor Tom O’Hara in Friday’s campaign filing with the state Board of Electons.

Michael Johnson, a Zeldin spokesman, said the Shirley lawyer will report $140,000 raised in the campaign so far and more than $100,000 cash on hand, though neither his report nor that of Democratic Sen. Brian Foley had shown up onthe state website shortly before 5 p.m.

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O’Hara, on the eve of his filing, said he had raised aobut $11,000, but his report filed in Albany yesterday shows that he raised $9,800 raise with just over $4,000 cash on hand.

It is a far better performance for Zeldin than his last run for Congress two years ago where he raised about $1-million, but spent nearly the entire amount to raise the money in nationwide mail soliciting, leaving little to spend on the campaign.