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Published on Monday, January 7, 2013

22 candidates files to fill ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s seat in Congress

The cadre of candidates is competing in a special primary election set for Feb. 26.

On Monday, onetime state representative Robin Kelly, who resigned from Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s staff last month, announced she already raised $200,000 just since December.

Last week, state Sen. Toi Hutchinson announced she raised $130,000 despite December being “traditionally the most difficult fundraising month of the year.” Both Kelly and Hutchinson lauded their fund-raising prowess as a sign of widespread support within the sprawling district that includes the South Side of Chicago, south suburbs and runs down to Kankakee and Will counties.

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