His campaign dismissed any speculation that his light spending reports signal a lack of commitment, insisting, “Chris is in this race to stay.”
For Pritzker, trying to build early momentum in the Democratic field, union support is key to knocking down criticism that he’s just another rich guy.
“I’m the guy that most people wish would go away, but it’s not going to happen,” Daiber said.
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.