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Madigan gives more than $15 million to candidates


By LGIS News Service | Oct 30, 2018

House Speaker Michael Madigan | Wikimedia

With only a week before voters go to the polls, Illinois House Speaker and Democratic Party Chief Michael Madigan has given $15.84 million to 25 state House candidates this election cycle, state filings show.

The latest Madigan funding was disclosed in reports filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE) by candidate campaign committees. 

Between Oct. 17 and Oct. 26, Madigan gave the 25 candidates $6.46 million, including $931,837 reported by Citizens for Maggie Trevor, a Rolling Meadows resident. 

State Rep. Sam Yingling (R-Grayslake) has received $3,105,167 from House Speaker Michael Madigan over the years.

Other top recipients during that period included Terra Costa Howard in Glenn Ellyn ($892,417), Karina Villa in West Chicago ($900,044), and state Reps. Sam Yingling in Grayslake ($903,224) and Monica Bristow in Godfrey ($653,658). 

Madigan’s contributions came from 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.

All-time, Madigan has given $25.25 million to the 25 candidates, according to an analysis of ISBE reports.


Madigan contributions Oct. 17 through Oct. 26

DistrictDem. CandidateHometownOct. 17-26 ContributionsAll-Time Madigan Contributions
62Sam YinglingGrayslake$903,224$3,105,167
112Katie StuartEdwardsville$63,764$1,957,136
46Deborah ConroyVilla Park$18,685$1,732,786
56Michelle MussmanSchaumburg$20,690$1,712,291
48Terra Costa HowardGlen Ellyn$892,417$1,546,160
54Maggie TrevorRolling Meadows$931,837$1,489,831
49Karina VillaWest Chicago$900,044$1,441,820
111Monica BristowGodfrey$653,658$1,422,984
53Mark WalkerArlington Heights$132,687$1,361,664
116Jerry Costello, IISmithton$499,491$1,159,008
96Sue SchererDecatur$15,441$1,003,562
118Natalie FinnieElizabethtown$193,797$737,516
61Joyce MasonGurnee$183,956$737,113
42Kathleen V. CarrierCarol Stream$155,200$725,638
65Richard JohnsonElgin$135,177$724,333
45Diane PappasItasca$239,033$718,230
97Mica FreemanPlainfield$77,322$646,544
79Lisa DuganBradley$135,858$582,078
76Lance YednockOttawa$75,631$560,674
115Marsha GriffinJonesboro$36,139$555,651
17Jennifer Gong-GershowiczGlenview$48,901$531,731
59Daniel DidechBuffalo Grove$62,273$443,053
117Jason WoolardCarterville$80,267$237,469
57Jonathan CarrollNorthbrook$9,019$96,605
85John ConnorLockport$0$18,251
Source: Illinois State Board of Elections

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