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Top Contested Races for Illinois General Assembly

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Chamber District Total Candidates Total Funds in Race
House 82nd 2 $4,969,210.60
Senate 46th 2 $3,873,339.64
House 111th 2 $3,805,659.16
House 20th 2 $3,804,752.75
House 45th 2 $3,076,183.66
House 41st 2 $3,041,159.80
House 97th 2 $3,015,000.60
House 65th 2 $2,899,788.68
Senate 25th 2 $2,871,952.88
House 66th 2 $2,694,157.16

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Party Funds in Illinois

Funds available for top Democratic and Republican political parties in Illinois, updated daily

Democratic State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Friends of Michael J Madigan $17,321,497.33
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $8,123,650.25
Democratic Majority $7,246,535.49
Democratic Party of Illinois $3,900,816.46
ISDF $2,416,135.42
JB for Governor $1,113,446.69
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Illinois Republican Party $2,875,154.12
Citizens for Durkin $1,754,928.15
Brady for Senate Inc $1,576,074.16
House Republican Organization $1,010,173.94
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $994,959.36


Recent Political Donations

Top donations to Illinois political committees in the last 7 days, updated daily

Donor Amount Recipient
Joe Iosbaker $400.16M Friends for Celina Villanueva
Elrod Friedman $10.00M Citizens For Dan Patlak
Celebrate Life Trust $200.00K Coalition To Stop The Proposed Tax Hike Amendment
AFSCME $115.00K Friends of Michael J Madigan
Michael J. Sacks $100.00K Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate
DRIVE Committee $100.00K Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate
Michael J Sacks $100.00K Friends of Michael J Madigan
Michael Sacks $100.00K Friends for Foxx
Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters PAC $100.00K Friends of Michael J Madigan
Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters PAC $100.00K Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate

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Top Earners last 30 days, updated daily

Political committees operate by receiving donations, transfers and loans from people, organizations, and other committees. Here's who's raised the most money in the last month.

Rank Committee New funds
1 Friends for Celina Villanueva +$400,165,048.00
2 Citizens For Dan Patlak +$10,004,646.00
3 Vote Yes For Fairness +$1,500,000.00
4 Friends of Michael J Madigan +$500,300.00
5 Vote No on Illinois Corruption +$500,000.00
6 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$469,525.66
7 Friends for Foxx +$445,500.00
8 Coalition To Stop The Proposed Tax Hike Amendment +$300,000.00
9 Friends of Mark Batinick +$237,042.63
10 Democratic Party of Illinois +$232,650.00

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Top Political Committees highest current funds, updated daily

Political committees must report their current funds, along with donations and expenditures every quarter. Here's the committees that have the most investments and cash on hand.

Rank Committee Current funds
1 Friends for Celina Villanueva $400,300,758.51
2 Coalition To Stop The Proposed Tax Hike Amendment $38,733,927.54
3 Vote Yes For Fairness $30,573,394.60
4 Friends of Michael J Madigan $17,321,497.33
5 Citizens For Dan Patlak $10,429,803.78
6 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $8,123,650.25
7 Democratic Majority $7,246,535.49
8 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $6,294,884.80
9 Citizens for Judicial Fairness $5,969,227.40
10 Kilbride for Supreme Court Judge Committee $4,020,467.98

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Tracking Political Donations by month and year

The chart below shows political donations since 1994. Hover over a month to see total donations and transfers during that time period. To see total donations and transfers by year, decrease the size of your browser window until you see dark green bars.




About

Illinois Sunshine is a tool by Reform for Illinois for browsing political contributions in the state of Illinois.

The data comes from the Illinois State Board of Elections, which has been collecting this data electronically since 1994. We built Illinois Sunshine to give journalists, activists and citizens better access to and documentation for this data.

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