Schakowsky Raises More Than $200K for 9th District Reelection Bid

Dold, Schneider, Sheyman all report fundraising efforts in 10th District.

raised $202,416 for her 2012 reelection effort for the quarter ending July 30, according to a report filed Thursday with the Federal Election Commission (FEC). 

As a result of the signed into law last month by Gov. Patrick Quinn, Schakowsky’s 9th Congressional District will now include all of Winnetka and Kenilworth as well as large parts of Glenview, Wilmette and Northbrook. 

In the neighboring 10th Congressional District, which lies to the north of the 9th, and two of his potential Democratic challengers—and — have disclosed the results of their fundraising efforts. 

Only Schakowsky has filed her FEC report, due today. The U.S. representative collected her money from 498 contributors for an average of $406.46 per donor. Schakowsky has gleaned $455,706 since the current election cycle began late last year and has $368,583.63 cash on hand. 

No one has indicated their intention to challenge Schakowsky at this point. 

Dold disclosed raising $541,330 for the quarter Tuesday. Though his Kenilworth home now lies in Schakowsky’s district, he has said he will  where approximately 70 percent of his current constituents live. 

Schneider, a Deerfield management consultant, said he collected $321,085 Monday. Sheyman, a community organizer from Waukegan, announced July 1 he took in nearly $110,000. A third candidate, Wheeling lawyer Robert McKenzie, has neither disclosed his totals nor filed his report.

, who was mulling a bid for the Democratic nomination to oppose Dold, said in a news release today she would run for reelection to the General Assembly.

Check back Monday for a more detailed report of the campaign finances for Schakowsky, Dold, Schneider, Sheyman and McKenzie.

Clark Kent July 17, 2011 at 05:15 AM
Click below for some of the reasons why Jan is smiling and is so happy, even after being "harassed" for signing false tax forms with her felon hubby Bobby Creamer. Bobby, praised by shocked supporters as a guy who "spent a lifetime fighting for social justice" (where have we heard that junk before), did some time in the big house while Jan did her time in the US House (of Reps, that is) voting to raise taxes, you know-- the kind she and Bobby didn't wanna pay. They run the so-called Bob and Jan Team, an Evanston based political operation electing certain kinds of people to office. Obama needs Jan more than ever! $end Jan money now, she is so deserving! http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php?type=C&cid=N00004724&newMem=N&cycle=2010 Some theorized that Jan might be getting financial support from, of all places, Moslem Turkey and possibly for the oddest of reasons (none of which has anything to do with Thanksgiving). I don't know; maybe Jan should be asked at a town hall meeting http://www.bradblog.com/?p=7387
Phyllis Murphy July 27, 2011 at 03:15 PM
Wow, have been listening to schakowsky rant and rave on C-span...googled she and her husband creamer for the first time...Is this scary?????No wonder America is falling down the Alice and Wonderland hole into the crazy world of the hyperactive rabbit making no sense and called Obama, Heaven help America...She is a supreme example why term limits are absolutely necessary and then a movement to change Illinois to a Unicameral form of government which could eliminate this kind of political desolation..including both parties...


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