Republican challenger Pat O’Brien outraised Democrat first-term Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx in the state’s attorney race, financial reports say.
Campaign finance records show that from July 1 to September 30, O’Brien has brought in $401,851 to the George Soros-supported Foxx’s $232,786. O’Brien’s filing reveals that he raised $134,000 in donations in addition to the $75,000 he put into the coffers himself, the Chicago Tribune reported.
To date, the former Cook County Circuit Court judge and assistant Cook County state’s attorney has added $100,000 of his own cash to his campaign.
O’Brien has also spent more on ads and other expenses, the paper said. He has spent $207,679 to Foxx’s $73,776 and has a slight edge in cash on hand, with $225,653 to Foxx’s $202,290.
Still, the most interesting aspect of the financials is that O’Brien has consistently outraised Foxx even though Foxx is an official member of the