Citing lack of money, Pawar exits gubernatorial race

Remigio Civitarese
Ottobre 13, 2017

Pawar, who had run as a progressive alternative to much more heavily financed front-runners, said the campaign lacked sufficient funds to significantly maintain a full-state effort. Without more resources, the only choices for expanding the campaign to a scope that could earn the nomination were to take on more personal debt or to cut staff.

"We raised $828k from 2,526 donors; that is awesome".

A democratic candidate for governor is dropping out of the race. Pawar, the son of Asian Indian immigrants was the first American Indian gubernatorial candidate to run for IL governor. Just know that while we didn't have the most money, we have the volunteers, the signatures, and the right message. "Today, I am launching One Illinois, a political action committee to organize young people around progressive issues and fight the false and bigoted divides around race, class, and geography", Pawar said. Bob Daiber, businessman Alex Paterakis, and perennial candidates Tio Hardimann and Robert Marshall.

Biss says the new office in the 300 block of Mulberry Street will help his grassroots campaign reach voters. "I agree with Ameya that we are one IL, and it is time to unite our party and our state". If you care about democracy, this should be unacceptable. Pawar's exit from the race, Mr. Pritzker released a statement.

Pawar said he will not endorse any of the other remaining Democratic candidates, adding, "They are good people, and any one of them will make a fine governor".

Upon leaving the race, Ald.

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