Group that blocked independent redistricting reform contributed $6.6M to Madigan-controlled political organizations

By Eric Kohn
11/02/2016
Since 1994, members of The People’s Map — which sued to keep a legislative map reform amendment off Illinois’ November ballot — and their employers have given over $6.6 million to Friends of Michael J. Madigan, the Democratic Majority and the Democratic Party of Illinois, which House Speaker Mike Madigan chairs.

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