Millions of dollars have poured into Chicago’s mayoral race, and with less than a month until Election Day on February 28, contributions are still pouring in.
The incumbent mayor is Lori Lightfoot run Will face for re-election eight challengers, Since the start of 2022, he has raised more than $5.80 million in campaign funds – the most of any candidate except businessman Willie Wilson, who loaned $6 million to his campaign.
But Lightfoot and Wilson aren’t the only ones running in millions on the campaign trail. Three other candidates have surpassed the million-dollar mark, with former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas raising nearly $4.83 million, Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson nearly $3.79 million and U.S. Representative Jesús ‘Chuy’ Garcia raising nearly $4.83 million from donors. Collected approximately $2.74 million.
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Election Day for the mayoral race is February 28, 2023. If no candidate gets a majority in February, a runoff election will be held on April 4, 2023.
2023 Chicago mayoral candidates answer Tribune questionnaire here>>>
See the latest campaign finance records for each candidate below.