By: Diane Benjamin
JB might have bought the governorship, but it didn’t work in the McLean County Clerk’s race.
The final contribution numbers to candidates are not yet available. I can tell you what contributions are listed to date on the Board of Elections website.
Nikita Richards received $20,720 Nikita Richards
Here’s a few contributions you need to see:
Yes, Chicago was trying to buy this election.
How much did Kathy Michael received? Kathy Michael
The total at the top of the page shows total contributions of $21,854.70, but listed are contributions for THREE elections, Taking out the prior election contributions, I believe she received contributions for this election of $6,350. Some of that money Michael loaned to her campaign.
Some of her largest contributions:
Voters in McLean County keep Chicago from controlling local elections the next 4 years!