Report: Madigan backs Walker with $207,740
Arlington Heights state House candidate Mark Walker received another $207,740 from Illinois House Speaker and Democrat Party Chief Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) between Sept. 29 and Oct. 17, state filings show.
The Madigan funding was disclosed in reports filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE) by Citizens for Mark Walker, the campaign committee that supports Walker’s race against Republican Eddie Corrigan in the 53rd District.
The district covers all or part of Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights.
Madigan’s contributions to Walker came from the campaign funds he controls, including his own committee, Friends of Michael J. Madigan, the Illinois Democratic Party and the Democratic County Chairman’s Association of Illinois. In all, Madigan has contributed $1,228,977 to the candidate’s campaign.
From Sept. 29 to Oct. 17, Madigan spent $4.37 million backing campaigns for 25 candidates.