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Buying Time 2024 – Illinois

 

This page features Illinois Supreme Court television advertisements from the 2024 election cycle.  

Published: March 20, 2024

On March 19, 2024, Illinois held primary elections for the First and Fourth District positions on the Illinois Supreme Court. The First District candidates are competing to fill the seat vacated by Chief Justice Ann Burke, who is retiring due to reaching the state’s mandatory retirement age. Justice Joy Cunningham defeated Justice Jessie G. Reyes in the primary and will advance to the general election on November 5, 2024.  

Justice Lisa Holder White ran uncontested in the primary election for the Fourth District Supreme Court position and will advance to the November 5th election. She is competing to fill the seat previously held by Justice Rita Garman.

Estimated Total TV Spending: $311,900

Candidates:   

  • Estimated spending by Joy Cunningham: $170,740
  • Estimated spending by Jessie G. Reyes: $141,430

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March 17 – REYES A CHOICE B ROLL 

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In this ad, a voiceover says: "Jessie is rated highly qualified, a recognized champion of women’s rights, and supported by those who fight for working families."

Sponsor: Jessie G. Reyes 

Estimated Spending: $11,180 


March 7 – CUNNINGHAM TRAILBLAZING CAREER 

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In this ad, a voiceover says: “Highly qualified and highly recommended, she’s protecting women’s rights and ensuring equal opportunity and fairness under the law.”  

Sponsor: Joy Cunningham 

Estimated Spending: $170,740


March 4 - REYES A CHOICE 

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In this ad, a voiceover says: “The people’s candidate committed to eliminating politics and insider influence in our courts.”  

Sponsor: Jessie G. Reyes 

Estimated Spending: $130,250