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Money and momentum off the charts in Tuesday's primary

Mar 21, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

More Democrats turned out to choose their party's nominee for governor on Tuesday than they did in any other gubernatorial primary in the past four decades.

And J.B. Pritzker spent roughly $122.02 of his own money for each of the votes he received - but surprisingly that's not a primary record.

Gov. Bruce Rauner's spending is a bit tougher to figure, since he has also taken in big contributions from wealthy friends and spent some of his money helping other candidates.

But t...