(Chicago) – GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has goosed his legislative term limits PAC with a $250,000 check.
Rauner, a wealthy businessman who launched the PAC in July in order to push a constitutional amendment that would limit the terms of state legislators, disclosed the contribution last Thursday, December 5.
The PAC drew $605,900 in its first quarter, including $250,000 from real estate investor Howard Rich, $250,000 conservative activists Richard Uihlein, and $100,000 from former Chicago Tribune publisher Sam Zell.
Since the PAC’s initial summer splash, contributions have slowed to a trickle.
The PAC has raised only $50,500 since October 1, including $25,000 from Kapstone Paper & Packaging CEO Roger Stone.
Since Rauner launched his campaign for governor last March, he has donated $1,595,100 to an assortment of GOP party organizations, political candidates, campaign committees, including $1.2 million to his own gubernatorial campaign.
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