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Battle of the War Chests for Illinois Governor

Bill Brady raises just $87



    Attorney General Lisa Madigan's campaign war chest would have dwarfed that of any potential gubernatorial rivals.

    But now that Madigan and her $5 million campaign fund has decided not to run -- ostensibly so her father, House Speaker Michael Madigan can continue to dominate Illinois politics for another term -- the money game is becoming clearer.

    Below is a primer on gubernatorial campaign finances from worst to first, according to quarterly campaign filings, submitted Monday July 15.

    Kirk Dillard (R)

    Raised this Quarter: $500

    Total in the Bank: $500


    Bill Brady (R)

    Raised this Quarter:   $87   

    Total  in the bank: $200,000


    Bruce Rauner (R)

    Raised this Quarter: $915, 000

    Total in the Bank: $642,000


    Bill Daley (D)

    Raised this Quarter  $796,000 ($100,000 from personal account)

    Total in the Bank:  $794,000




    Dan Rutherford (R)

    Raised this Quarter $432,000

    Total in the Bank:  $1.02 million


    Pat Quinn (D)

    Raised this Quarter:  $1.02 million

    Total in the Bank   $2.3 million