* Bruce Rauner spent about $14 million to win yesterday’s Republican gubernatorial primary. With 99.4 percent of the vote counted, Rauner has tallied 325,792 votes. That’s $42.97 a vote.
…Adding… To be fair, this e-mail was just sent by the Rauner campaign. It’s called “Primary Campaign By The Numbers”…
Since taking the first steps of a campaign for governor a little over a year ago, Bruce Rauner has been committed to running a comprehensive, grassroots-oriented campaign that enabled him to overcome nearly $6 million spent by Democrats and special interests attempting to defeat Bruce in the primary.
Democrat/Special Interest Money Spent to Defeat Bruce: $5,800,000+
Votes for Bruce Rauner: 325,972
Votes for Pat Quinn: 314, 085
Volunteer Phone Calls: 250,000+
Illinois Miles Traveled: 50,000+
Campaign & Community Events: 550+
72 Hour Program Volunteers: 500+
Media Interviews: 200+
Years Since GOP Nominee Received More Primary Votes Than Democrat Nominee: 16
Years Since GOP Nominee Received More Votes Than Rauner: 12
Campaign Field Offices: 3
Bruce Rauner Name ID One Year Ago: 0