Potential opponents of lag behind the North Shore Congressman in fundraising, according to reports filed in the last few days with the Federal Election Commission (FEC).
Deerfield management consultant raised $78,999 for the period ending Sept. 30, according to a report filed with the FEC Friday. He now has $417,016.93 in the bank after collecting $321,005.11 last quarter. He has also loaned his campaign $100,000 and donated $50,000 of his own money.
Mundelein attorney , who entered the race early last month, raised $23,301 in the month. He also loaned his campaign $25,000 and has $28,619.25 in the bank.
Schneider and Bavda will face Waukegan community organizer and Hainsville mathematician Aloys Rutagwbira in the Democratic primary March 20. Rutagwbira has filed nothing with the FEC but has a website.
Sheyman filed his FEC report Friday showing $151,036.36 raised. He told Patch about the money he raised for the campaign from 6,200 donors October 3. He now has $141,513.65 cash on hand to wage his campaign.
Dold, as reported on Patch Friday, has nearly $1 million in the bank after raising $376,534 in the quarter. He has no primary opponent.
In the 9th Congressional District, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) reported gathering $104,163 for the quarter and now has $342,526.63 in the bank. She also has no primary opponent.
No Republican opponents have filed to run against Schakowsky with the FEC, but Tea Party accountant Tim Wolfe has a Facebook page indicating he will oppose the veteran Congresswoman.