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Finance records shed light on Lightfoot, others' money : She raised $2.7M since election as Emanuel spent big

Jul 17, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

Lori Lightfoot raised nearly $2.7 million in the months since being elected Chicago's mayor and has nearly $2 million in the bank to help push her reform agenda, campaign finance records show.

Lightfoot had nearly $400,000 in the bank to start the fundraising quarter from April through June. She spent $1.3 million in that time frame, leaving her with about $1.8 million in the bank, records show.

Meanwhile, former Mayor Rahm Emanuel spent big on donations to charities before he left o...