Republican Steve Nero's election campaign committee, Friends of Nero, spent $2,487 in the first quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Democratic Karina Villa's election campaign committee, Citizens For Karina Villa, spent $3,937 in the first quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Incumbent Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) raised $505 per vote cast for him in the 82nd House District Republican primary race last week compared to challenger Mickey Straub's $547 per vote, according to the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform.
The state of Illinois released its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the 2017 fiscal year this month showing the state's net worth, or "total primary government net position," has plummeted to a negative $137 billion.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) thinks the new Comprehensive Annual Financial Report showing that Illinois lost $9.9 billion in net worth in 2017 shows just how little elected officials are doing to turn around the state after years of gross mismanagement.
Tuesday's election helped determine which Republicans and Democrats will be squaring off in five House races come November and also settled ballot questions on raising property taxes or issuing bonds in several districts.
Glen Ellyn Republican Jay Kinzler easily topped Roger Orozco Tuesday night in the 46th House District Republican primary, earning the right to face incumbent Rep. Deb Conroy (D- Villa Park) in November’s general election.