GOP Challenger Kleine With $507,000 Raised In Bid For Illinois’ 17th District Congressional Seat

A GOP challenger in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District off to a strong start financially.  Mark Kleine of Galesburg has raised $507,000 since the beginning of his campaign in late August. He says around $400,000 of that has come from within the district and he provided $100,000 of his own money to jump start the effort.

Kleine is the former owner of John Deere implement dealer Kleine Equipment.