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Buying Time 2022 – Illinois

This page features Illinois Supreme Court television advertisements from the 2022 election cycle.

Published: September 12, 2022

The terms of three Illinois Supreme Court justices, Mary Jane Theis (D), Michael Burke (R), and Robert Carter (D), will expire in 2022. Justice Mary Jane Theis is up for retention election on November 8, 2022. Justice Michael Burke  will compete in a partisan election on November 8, 2022, against Mary O’Brien (D). Elizabeth Rochford (D) will compete against Mark Curran (R) in a partisan election to fill the seat vacated by Justice Robert Carter, who is not seeking re-election.

Kantar Media/CMAG: Estimated Total TV Spending: $10,830*

  • Estimated spending by Mary O’Brien: $10,830

*Spending figures last updated September 12, 2022.


September 9 – IL O’Brien Rise

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In this ad, a voiceover says, “Now with Roe v. Wade being overturned, women’s freedom to choose in Illinois is at risk. Justice O’Brien is endorsed by Personal PAC and other pro-choice groups.”

Sponsor: Mary O’Brien

Estimated Spending: $10,830