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July 16, 2013

Cash flows in for top Illinois congressional races


Cash is flowing in for candidates in two nationally watched Illinois congressional races.

Republican former U.S. Rep. Bob Dold is challenging Democratic Congressman Brad Schneider in the 10th District, located in Chicago's northern suburbs.

Dold, of Kenilworth, raised $546,164 according to second quarter filings submitted to the Federal Election Commission Monday. He has $615,772 cash on hand.

Schneider, of Deerfield, raised $384,440 to bring his cash balance to $531,166.

Former Miss America Erika Harold is challenging Congressman Rodney Davis in the Republican primary in central Illinois' 13th District.

Harold, of Urbana, raised $78,285 in the second quarter and has $62,261 in her campaign fund. Davis, of Taylorville, raised $484,812 and has $702,855 on hand to spend.

Democrat Ann Callis of Edwardsville raised $226,076 and has $211,288 in cash on hand.


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