CHICAGO
05/20/2011 03:45 pm ET Updated Jul 20, 2011

Suburban School Superintendent Donated To Mayoral Campaign From Soda Machines

Legal authorities and a campaign finance advocate say these donations are highly suspect, yet differ on whether vending machine revenue is considered "public funds" under state statute.

Giannetti may have broken the law if the money is considered "public funds."

Cook County Assistant State's Attorney Karyn Stratton said there are questions here that must be answered.

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