It’s too soon to say whether Summers’ backing will have its intended effect of log-rolling the black community’s support to J.B. Pritzker.
If Summers joins the race, he’ll be the only African-American candidate.
Candidates are required to post their quarterly report to the Illinois State Board of Elections— reporting contributions from Jan. 1 to March 31.
Sneed is told a poll conducted in early March by the Democratic Governors Association showed Kennedy with 40 percent of the vote.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel declared his support for President Donald Trump’s missile strike against Syria to retaliate for a deadly chemical weapons attack.
Pritzker portrayed Rauner as in league with the Republican president, but he also said the governor was afraid to stand up to Trump.
Ald. Ameya Pawar said the numbers show “the power of everyday people rising up to demand accountability from our government.”