How Political Donations May Impact Illinois Races

Some state House and Senate candidates in Illinois have raised more money this election cycle than many candidates running at the federal level.

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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker answers questions from the media during his daily press briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic from his office at the Illinois State Capitol, Friday, May 22, 2020, in Springfield, Ill. Justin L. Fowler / The State Journal-Register via AP, Pool
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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker answers questions from the media during his daily press briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic from his office at the Illinois State Capitol, Friday, May 22, 2020, in Springfield, Ill. Justin L. Fowler / The State Journal-Register via AP, Pool

How Political Donations May Impact Illinois Races

Some state House and Senate candidates in Illinois have raised more money this election cycle than many candidates running at the federal level.

Reset checks in with two local reporters to discuss the big races in Illinois and how political donations may factor in on Election Day.

GUESTS: A.D. Quig, government and politics reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business

Heather Cherone, Chicago politics reporter at WTTW