Report: Madigan backs Conroy with $83,028
Villa Park state House candidate Deborah Conroy received another $83,028 from Illinois House Speaker and Democrat Party Chief Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) between Sept. 29 and Oct. 17, state filings show.
The Madigan funding was disclosed in reports filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE) by Friends of Deborah Conroy, the campaign committee that supports Conroy’s race against Republican Jay Kinzler in the 46th District.
The district covers all or part of Villa Park, Carol Stream, Glendale Heights, Glen Ellyn, Bloomingdale, Addison, Elmhurst and Lombard.
Madigan’s contributions to Conroy came from the campaign funds he controls, including his own committee, Friends of Michael J. Madigan, the Illinois Democratic Party and the Democratic County Chairman’s Association of Illinois. In all, Madigan has contributed $1,714,101 to the candidate’s campaign.
From Sept. 29 to Oct. 17, Madigan spent $4.37 million backing campaigns for 25 candidates.