* To put this into a little perspective, Bruce Rauner reported raising more than three times this much in one day last week…
State Sen. Bill Brady’s bargain-basement bid for governor is finally up on the television airwaves.
A spokesman for the Bloomington Republican said the campaign has purchased $100,000 in TV advertising time as the race for the GOP gubernatorial nomination heads into its final days.
The 30-second ad is a “nice looking piece that sells Bill Brady,” spokesman Dan Egler said.
Brady has trailed his three opponents in fundraising through most of the 2014 campaign season. Records show he had about $273,000 in his campaign account at the end of 2013 and has raised about $27,000 since then.
* I asked Comcast what their numbers showed. They said Brady’s claimed total may “include other systems elsewhere in the state,” because their tracking has it at about $20,000 “spread across Chicago and our Central IL markets.”