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Daniel Biss’ grassroots campaign for governor raised $1.095 million in the fourth quarter of 2017, bringing the total cash on hand to more than $3.1 million. Donations came from 2,640 individual donors, representing more than 290 cities and towns across Illinois. 78% of donations were under $100, and 96% came from within the state. Biss Campaign Manager Abby Witt issued the following statement in response to fourth quarter fundraising results:
“With our best fundraising quarter yet, the momentum for the grassroots movement Daniel Biss is leading is growing. The people of Illinois are tired of a system that is built to help billionaires instead of the middle class. And rather than copy the same playbook that got us Bruce Rauner, they’re fighting for a truly progressive, middle