Illinois billionaire Richard “Dick” Uihlein has bought $450,000 worth of advertising that supports Attorney General Jeff Landry in the governor’s race. (Wes Muller/Louisiana Illuminator)

Billionaire who funded Jan. 6 rally buys $450,000 in ads for Landry in La. governor’s race

BY: - October 13, 2023

A conservative Illinois billionaire with a history of funding candidates and groups seeking to overturn the 2020 presidential election spent $450,000 on advertisements backing Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry in the Louisiana governor’s race, state campaign records show. Richard “Dick” Uihlein is the financial backer of the Iowa-based Americas PAC, which paid the Kansas-based advertising […]