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.Back To Blog