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Top Contested Races for Illinois General Assembly

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Chamber District Total Candidates Total Funds in Race
House 7th 2 $12,030,535.30
Senate 26th 2 $2,961,533.07
House 113th 2 $2,247,241.18
House 21st 3 $1,796,728.11
Senate 10th 2 $1,219,189.17
House 112th 3 $1,153,590.33
Senate 19th 2 $1,143,816.72
Senate 31st 3 $1,115,016.33
Senate 42nd 2 $1,096,317.58
Senate 18th 2 $1,069,052.13

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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
JB for Governor $60,808,433.10
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $16,054,032.78
People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $10,296,352.39
Democrats for the Illinois House $3,753,147.81
Democratic Party of Illinois $2,814,468.50
ISDF $1,593,217.06
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Elect Dan McConchie $1,835,360.45
Citizens for Durkin $1,491,137.15
Illinois Republican Party $426,065.63
House Republican Organization $247,673.52
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $42,173.94


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Great Lakes Region Organizing Committee $1.00M Vote Yes for Workers Rights
AFT Solidarity Fund, dues $336.56K Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE
SEIU Healthcare IL IN $71.58K SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana PAC
Rachelle Aud Crowe for Senate $60.00K ISDF
SEIU HealthCare IL IN PAC $59.90K People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch
SEIU Healthcare IL/IN $59.90K Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate
IBEW Local Union 9 (Dues Check-off) $28.64K International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC
I.P.A.C.E $25.00K Friends of Sue Rezin
Stephens Political Action Committee, NFP $25.00K Friends of Matt Podgorski
Citizens for Lou Lang $25.00K Friends of Josina Morita

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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 People Who Play By The Rules PAC +$15,000,000.00
2 Vote Yes for Workers Rights +$1,249,500.00
3 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$734,260.73
4 Carpentry Advancement Political Action +$652,162.68
5 Citizens for Giannoulias +$624,170.20
6 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE +$336,560.45
7 UFCW Local 881 PAC +$300,000.00
8 Democrats for the Illinois House +$235,000.00
9 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$224,400.00
10 Elect Dan McConchie +$203,088.51

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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 JB for Governor $60,808,433.10
2 People Who Play By The Rules PAC $20,669,048.98
3 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $16,054,032.78
4 People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $10,296,352.39
5 Carpentry Advancement Political Action $6,591,285.84
6 Friends of Michael J Madigan $6,478,943.13
7 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $5,637,090.84
8 Citizens for Judicial Fairness $5,540,065.10
9 Vote Yes for Workers Rights $4,586,282.45
10 Willie Wilson for Mayor $4,586,164.32

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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.




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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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