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Lightfoot raises $2.7 million in campaign cash during second quarter

Jul 15, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

The mayor closed out June with a flurry of fundraisers — and had enough to repay the $250,000 loan she made to her own campaign, with interest, and still have a hefty war chest left over. Mayor Lori Lightfoot raised $2.7 million during the second quarter of this year, spent $1.3 million and still has $1.8 million in cash on hand to scare off opponents of her ambitious legislative agenda.

The Chicago Sun-Times reported earlier this month that Lightfoot closed out the month of June ...