Report: Madigan backs Costa Howard with $360,170
Glen Ellyn state House candidate Terra Costa Howard received another $360,170 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 to Elect Terra Costa Howard, the campaign committee that supports Costa Howard’s race against Republican Peter Breen in the 48th District.
The district covers all or part of Lombard, Glen Ellyn and Lisle.
Madigan’s contributions to Costa Howard 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 $653,743 to the candidate’s campaign.
From Sept. 29 to Oct. 17, Madigan spent $4.37 million backing campaigns for 25 candidates.