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Richard Melman donates $10,000 to Lori E. Lightfoot's election campaign

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By Local Labs News Service | Apr 17, 2019

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Richard Melman donated $10,000 to Lori E. Lightfoot's election campaign committee, Lightfoot for Chicago, on April 17, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).

In addition to this contribution of $10,000 to Lori E. Lightfoot, records show that Melman has made 23 other contributions of $1,000 or more in the past five years. Here are these large contributions that Melman has made since Jan. 1, 2014.

Candidate
Candidate Committee
Party
Date
Amount
Rahm Emanuel
Chicago for Rahm Emanuel
Democratic
May 4, 2018
$150,000
Rahm Emanuel
Chicago for Rahm Emanuel
Democratic
March 4, 2015
$100,000
Brendan Reilly
Citizens for Alderman Reilly
Non Partisan
Sept. 14, 2018
$50,000
Brendan Reilly
Citizens for Alderman Reilly
Non Partisan
Aug. 10, 2018
$50,000
Tom Tunney
Citizens for Tunney
Non Partisan
Oct. 26, 2018
$20,000
Pat Quinn
Taxpayers for Quinn
Democratic
June 30, 2014
$15,000
Patrick Quinn
Taxpayers for Quinn
Democratic
June 30, 2014
$15,000
Chris Kennedy
Kennedy for Illinois
Democratic
March 1, 2018
$10,000
Rahm Emanuel
Chicago for Rahm Emanuel
Democratic
Feb. 23, 2015
$10,000
Pat Quinn
Taxpayers for Quinn
Democratic
March 18, 2014
$10,000
Patrick Quinn
Taxpayers for Quinn
Democratic
March 18, 2014
$10,000
Rahm Emanuel
Chicago for Rahm Emanuel
Democratic
May 24, 2016
$5,400
Michele Smith
Friends of Michele Smith
Democratic
June 27, 2014
$5,300
Lisa Madigan
Citizens for Lisa Madigan
Democratic
Sept. 26, 2016
$5,000
Brendan Reilly
Citizens for Alderman Reilly
Non Partisan
Dec. 9, 2015
$5,000
Michele Smith
Friends of Michele Smith
Democratic
March 13, 2015
$5,000
Christian Mitchell
Friends of Christian Mitchell
Democratic
March 8, 2014
$5,000
Tom Tunney
Citizens for Tunney
Non Partisan
Oct. 27, 2016
$2,500
Rahm Emanuel
Chicago for Rahm Emanuel
Democratic
Dec. 11, 2015
$1,500
Brian Hopkins
Hopkins for Chicago
Democratic
Dec. 10, 2015
$1,500
Michael Negron
Friends of Michael Negron
Democratic
June 28, 2018
$1,000
John Fritchey
John Fritchey for Us
Democratic
Feb. 23, 2018
$1,000
Kim Foxx
Friends for Foxx
Democratic
Oct. 21, 2016
$1,000

The ISBE reports that the following contributions are the ten largest contributions to candidates for political office in Illinois in the past 12 months:

Donor
Candidate
Party
Date
Amount
Kenneth Griffin
Jim Durkin
Republican
Oct. 16, 2018
$5,000,000
Kenneth Griffin
James B. Durkin
Republican
Oct. 16, 2018
$5,000,000
Kenneth Griffin
Erika Harold
Republican
Oct. 16, 2018
$1,500,000
Kenneth Griffin
Jason Plummer
Republican
Oct. 17, 2018
$1,000,000
Kenneth Griffin
William E. Brady
Republican
Oct. 17, 2018
$1,000,000
Kenneth Griffin
Jim Durkin
Republican
Oct. 5, 2018
$1,000,000
Kenneth Griffin
James B. Durkin
Republican
Oct. 5, 2018
$1,000,000
Kenneth Griffin
Jason Plummer
Republican
Oct. 4, 2018
$500,000
Kenneth Griffin
William E. Brady
Republican
Oct. 4, 2018
$500,000
Samuel Mencoff
Rahm Emanuel
Democratic
June 15, 2018
$305,000

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