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Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Illinois Political Leaders Spend Hundreds of Thousands on Sports Tickets

ICPR Board Chair Hon. Susan Garrett was quoted in this article. Via – NBC Chicago “Since January 2016, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s political campaign has spent more than $700,000 to purchase tickets to Chicago Cubs, White Sox and Bulls…

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Critics: Gov’s Race Shows Need for Campaign Finance Reform

David Melton was mentioned in this article. Via – The Seattle Times “SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — This year’s Illinois governor’s race between uber-wealthy candidates could be the costliest in U.S. history and perfectly illustrates the need for a campaign finance…

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Emanuel Laps the Ever-Expanding Mayoral Field in Fundraising

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – WTTW “Chicagoans are going to need a scorecard to keep track of the 2019 race for mayor. So far, nearly a dozen candidates have either declared or stated their interest in running….

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What You Need to Know for the Primary Election

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – The Insider Car News “After the primary election takes place, only a handful of candidates, usually one Democrat and one Republican, are made relevant to the general population. The federal offices and…

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The Democratic Machine’s New Monarch

Policy Director Colin Williams was quoted in this article. Via – Chicago Magazine “In the early 1960s, a businessman named Arnold Maremont decided he wanted to run for U.S. Senate. So he made the pilgrimage all aspiring Democratic politicians were…

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Illinois Sees Increase In Early Voting

ICPR Policy Director Colin Williams was mentioned in this article. Via – NPR Illinois “Casting a ballot before election day is becoming more popular in Illinois, according to a report by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform(ICPR). The group found…

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The Mob Taking on Emanuel Figure to Give Him a Run for His Money

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – The Chicago Tribune “Will the almighty dollar prevail in Chicago’ s mayoral race? The greenbacks have already conquered the Illinois 2018 gubernatorial contest. The only question now is whether campaign spending will break…

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Lawmakers Discuss Public Campaign Funding

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – Alton Daily News “With what could be the most expensive race for governor in American history on the horizon, state lawmakers in Illinois are considering a plan to use tax dollars to…

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Illinois Lawmakers Discuss Publicly Funded Small Donor Matching

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – Illinois News Network “With what could be the most expensive race for governor in American history on the horizon, state lawmakers in Illinois are considering a plan to use tax dollars to…

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Can Mayoral Challengers Step Up to Give Emanuel a Run for His Money?

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – Suburban Chicagoland “With the election still over nine months away, all eyes are focused on who will be elected Chicago’s next Mayor in 2019. Money is already flowing into the race, with…

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