Posted by | November 28, 2009 11:20 | Filed under: Top Stories

That’s what Michael Bloomberg spent for a third term, after overturning term limits, against a relatively unknown opponent.  At $183 a vote, it makes Bloomberg the biggest-spending self-financed politician in US history.

 

Bloomberg defeated city comptroller William Thompson by fewer than five percentage points, a margin far smaller than polls had predicted, after he pressed the City Council to change the city’s voter-approved term-limits law last year to allow him to run for a third term.

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