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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 $5,444,120.26
House 20th 2 $3,977,646.13
Senate 46th 2 $3,918,234.34
House 111th 2 $3,915,210.03
House 45th 2 $3,236,463.23
House 41st 2 $3,115,613.83
House 97th 2 $3,086,230.45
Senate 25th 2 $2,947,993.10
House 65th 2 $2,888,299.75
House 66th 2 $2,736,285.63


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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 $35,084,460.77
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $6,098,360.19
Democratic Party of Illinois $2,650,173.37
The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $1,452,268.76
Democrats for the Illinois House $1,216,235.37
ISDF $1,070,522.07
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Elect Dan McConchie $468,823.95
Citizens for Durkin $400,280.96
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $400,078.51
House Republican Organization $253,696.92
Illinois Republican Party $97,194.51

Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Illinois Asphalt Pavement Association $20.00K Good Government Council (IL Asphalt Pavement Assoc)
Cullinan Companies LLC $12.00K Citizens for Durkin
Craig Duchossois $12.00K Illinois Republican Party
Downstate Operators Joint Labor-Mgmt PAC $10.00K Citizens for Durkin
Inland Real Estate $10.00K Hart for DuPage
Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $10.00K Citizens for Dan Cronin
LIUNA Chicago Laborers' District Council Political Action Committee $10.00K Friends of Daniel Hebreard
Friends of Terry Matthews $10.00K Democrats to Keep Bloom Strong
IBEW Illinois PAC $9.00K Friends for Larry Walsh Jr
Snyder Pickerill Media Group, LLC $8.46K Citizens For Karina Villa

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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 Carpentry Advancement Political Action +$933,820.70
2 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$381,064.87
3 Senate Republican Victory Fund +$320,000.00
4 Friends for Susana Mendoza For Comptroller +$156,400.00
5 The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch +$113,200.00
6 Hart for DuPage +$112,000.00
7 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee +$103,888.43
8 Citizens for Giannoulias +$101,000.00
9 Citizens for Pat Dowell +$96,000.00
10 Rabine for Governor +$71,000.00

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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 JB for Governor $35,084,460.77
2 Friends of Michael J Madigan $10,643,409.07
3 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $7,205,948.59
4 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $6,098,360.19
5 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $4,189,255.08
6 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $2,759,352.31
7 Democratic Party of Illinois $2,650,173.37
8 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,441,208.26
9 Citizens for Giannoulias $2,408,262.22
10 REALTORS® Political Action Committee $2,120,370.93

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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.


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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