Chicago’s mayoral candidates added $536,000 to their coffers in the past week, taking the total fundraising figures in February’s race over $9.3 million.
Among the most significant contributions of the week:
  • Susana Mendoza received $100,000 from Howard Labkon, a part owner of a clout-heavy scrap yard.
  • Bill Daley received $100,000 from Argentière Capital, the Switzerland-based hedge fund he joined as a managing partner of in 2014. The hedge fund’s Chicago office is at 155 N. Wacker Dr.
  • Lori Lightfoot received two significant contributions: $40,000 from Change Chicago, Inc.,, which lists a Buena Park address, and $50,000 from herself.
  • Willie Wilson gave himself another loan of $75,000. His $845,000 in contributions comes almost entirely from himself.
Here are the top 10 candidates in terms of fundraising as of Friday morning:
1. Bill Daley, $2.72 million (+$140,000)
2. Gery Chico, $1.09 million
3. Lori Lightfoot, $832,000 (+$102,000)
4. Garry McCarthy, $905,000 (+$10,000)
5. Willie Wilson, $846,000 (+750,000)
6. Paul Vallas, $811,000
7. Susana Mendoza, $670,000 (+$167,000)
8. Toni Preckwinkle, $596,000
9. Jerry Joyce, $222,000 (+$15,000)
10. Amara Enyia, $200,000

Included on this page are:
• Dorothy Brown, clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County.
• Gery Chico, who ran in 2011 and was a chief of staff to former Mayor Richard M. Daley.
• Bill Daley, Richard M. Daley’s brother and a former chief of staff to President Barack Obama.
• Amara Enyia, director of the Austin Chamber of Commerce.
• LaShawn Ford, a state representative.
• Ja’Mal Green, an activist in Chicago’s Black Lives Matter movement.
• Jerry Joyce, a former assistant Cook County state’s attorney and son of a clout-heavy Chicago politico.
• William Kelly, a television producer.
• John Kozlar, a two-time aldermanic candidate.
• Troy LaRaviere, a former CPS principal who shut down his mayoral bid in November.
• Lori Lightfoot, attorney and former president of the Chicago Police Board.
• Garry McCarthy, a former Chicago police superintendent under Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
• Susana Mendoza, who won re-election in November as Illinois state comptroller.
• Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board president, also chairs the county’s Democratic Party.
• Neal Sales-Griffin, an entrepreneur and educator.
• Paul Vallas, a former Chicago Public Schools CEO.
• Willie Wilson, a businessman.


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Choose a candidate below to see where their money is coming from, including by ZIP code within the city of Chicago. A searchable database of all contributions filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections is below the map.