Winnetka businessman Bruce Rauner has poured another $1 million of his own money into his bid for the Republican nomination for governor, bringing his out-of-pocket total to $3.25 million, campaign finance reports show. Rauner, a wealthy equity investor, has raised $9.8 million since launching his campaign last March. About a third of it is his own money. Campaign reports showed Rauner added his latest contribution a week ago. His personal wealth coupled with an extensive list of donors has served to severely handicap the fundraising of his three rivals for the March 18 GOP nomination — state Sens. Bill Brady of Bloomington and Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale, and state Treasurer Dan Rutherford of Chenoa.
Rick PearsonClout Street
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