Illinois’ $207 Million Governor’s Race Close To Being Most Expensive

Policy Director Alisa Kaplan was quoted in this article.

Via – CBS

Candidates in the Illinois governor’s race have spent more than $207 million on T.V. ads this election season–making this year’s election one of the most expensive gubernatorial races in American history.

Republican Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has spent $71 million, compared to democratic opponent J.B. Pritzker’s $136 million.

The two billionaires’ self-funded missions for governor has raised some eyebrows, including at “Reform for Illinois,” where critics say the wealthy candidates’ hefty checkbooks have left other qualified candidates out in the cold.

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