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Money, or lack thereof

Monday, Apr 15, 2013

* From a press release…

1025 contributors donate to Rutherford Campaign First Quarter 2013

State Treasurer Dan Rutherford continued his strong momentum in the first quarter of 2013 by raising over $300,000 for a likely gubernatorial bid. The election finance report was filed with the State Board of Elections and shows he has no debt and cash on hand is at three quarters of a million dollars.

Most impressive is that during the three month span there were 1025 individual contributors donating to the cause. Contributions varied from $10 to $10,000. Over the span of Rutherford’s political career 25,000 contributors have donated to his effort.

That’s a nice pile of contributors, but not a truly gigantic amount of money. Rutherford has $740K in the bank.

* Then again, by contrast, state Sen. Bill Brady had about $280K at the start of the year in two separate funds. But his statewide fund reported raising no money at all this quarter, while his Senate fund brought in just $2,810.

Um, dude. If you’re gonna run for governor, you might wanna start cranking things up a bit.

* State Sen. Kirk Dillard hasn’t yet filed a quarterly report, but he reported starting the year with just $22K in the bank (two different funds) and has reported raising $105K in large contributions since then.

* Meanwhile, surprise here

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) rounded out the first quarter of the year with $3.23 million in his campaign fund, placing him in a strong position for a reelection run. […]

Durbin, 68, raised more than $736,00 in the first quarter of 2013.

* Also from a press release…

Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth will report raising $351,285 for the first quarter of the 2014 election cycle. Duckworth once again displayed her grassroots support by receiving contributions from more than 1,500 individuals. The $351,285 raised is near the top of funds raised by House Freshman in the first quarter.

* And a GOP state Rep. responds to Bruce Rauner’s “right to work” ideas

State Rep. WAYNE ROSENTHAL, R-Morrisonville, like McCarter, has not yet decided on a favorite candidate for governor in 2014. He said he does consider Rauner a serious candidate, and said the right-to-work issue was mentioned at the meeting.

“But I look at it as a non-issue in Illinois,” Rosenthal said. “It’s just not going to happen. So why think about it? … It’s kind of like the people that want (downstate) to secede from Chicago. That’s not going to happen either.”

Rosenthal did call Rauner “personable” and “a very impressive guy.” But the lawmaker also said, “I think he hasn’t been involved in the political process. There’s obstacles there that you need to be aware of. … You don’t worry about the things that you can’t do anything about,” like the right-to-work issue.

* Related…

* Teachers’ union to ramp up political work: CTU says it will register 100,000 more voters, recruit candidates for alderman and mayor.

* NRCC Chair among big names courting IL state Rep. Darlene Senger for Congressional challenge to Foster

* Robin Kelly hopes to change legacy of 2nd District seat

* Congressman Schock on Huckabee Show

- Posted by Rich Miller        


1 Comment
  1. - Just The Way It Is One - Monday, Apr 15, 13 @ 5:49 pm:

    Well, the 2 state Sens. surely have a lotta work to do to catch up, that’s for sure, if they’re really serious about making another “go” of it this time, particularly when you’ve got “Bruce Almighty” well ahead (oh, I’m sorry–wasn’t that the name of a silly Comedy?), AND the major Dem. Candidates well off into the Million$ in their Piggy Banks alREADy…!


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