Lou Bianchi Outspends Dan Regna 1.8 to 1

Since yesterday was the deadline for filing campaign disclosure information, I decided to take a look at what happened in the Republican primary election for McHenry County State’s Attorney.

Incumbent Lou Bianchi outspent challenger Dan Regna by 1.8 to 1.

Bianchi spent $79,556 during the first six months of this year, while Regna laid out $47,048.

Coincidentally enough, Regna had $48,250 in outstanding loans.

$8,250 was from Regna himself, while Woodstock-based Woodford Development ponied up a whopping $30,000.

McHenry County Treasurer Bill LeFew and McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz both contributed $1,000 to Regna during the six-month period.

Regna has $78.27 left in his campaign fund.

Bianchi started July with $3,949.

Bianchi’s Democratic Party opponent Tom Cynor has $11,220.

He raised $16,080 since the McHenry County Democratic Central Committee slated him after the primary election. Only $100 of that amount seems to have come from someone other than the candidate himself.

Cynor spent $3,930, most–$2,410—on sign printing at Mt. Prospect’s Minuteman Press.

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