Report: Madigan backs Carrier with $240,866
Carol Stream state House candidate Kathleen Carrier received another $240,866 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 Citizens for Kathleen Carrier, the campaign committee that supports Carrier’s race against Republican Amy L. Grant in the 42nd District.
The district covers all or part of Carol Stream, Winfield, West Chicago, Warrenville, Wheaton, Naperville and Lisle.
Madigan’s contributions to Carrier 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 $570,438 to the candidate’s campaign.
From Sept. 29 to Oct. 17, Madigan spent $4.37 million backing campaigns for 25 candidates.