01/30/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Quigley, Feigenholtz Have Edge In Race For Emanuel's Seat

Uncertainty in the race to fill the seat of Rep. Rahm Emanuel has opened important fundraising and organizational advantages for two early candidates: Cook County Commissioner Michael Quigley and state Rep. Sara Feigenholtz.

Mr. Quigley expects to have raised more than $100,000 by yearend, while Ms. Feigenholtz -- who has well-connected Chicago trial lawyer Joseph Power and lobbyist Gila Bronner heading her finance committee -- cleared that hurdle weeks ago, according to her campaign manager, Michael Rendina.

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