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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 $22,234,016.20
Senate 26th 2 $7,647,178.19
Senate 48th 2 $6,151,089.30
Senate 36th 2 $5,302,011.15
Senate 23rd 2 $4,205,340.13
House 112th 2 $3,889,296.15
Senate 40th 2 $3,469,389.31
Senate 57th 2 $3,365,653.35
House 113th 2 $3,310,557.21
House 81st 2 $3,012,296.66


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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 Don Harmon for State Senate $7,601,296.34
JB for Governor $4,635,321.31
ISDF $1,724,189.63
People for Emanuel Chris Welch $1,274,190.99
Democrats for the Illinois House $556,636.87
Democratic Party of Illinois $415,487.26
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Illinois Republican Party $516,219.08
Citizens for Durkin $269,135.45
House Republican Organization $89,016.87
Elect Dan McConchie $82,128.15
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $5,723.94

Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Chicago Teachers Union - PAC $200.00K Friends of Brandon Johnson
LIUNA Chicago Laborers' District Council PAC $200.00K Get Stuff Done PAC
James S Frank $150.00K Vallas For Mayor
James S Crown $100.00K Get Stuff Done PAC
Anthony Davis $100.00K Vallas For Mayor
Lester Crown $100.00K Get Stuff Done PAC
Matthew Simon $75.00K Vallas For Mayor
Independent Finance PAC $57.40K Illinois Financial Services Assn PAC
Friends of John Curran $50.00K Senate Republican Victory Fund
LPAC Action Network $50.00K Lightfoot for Chicago

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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 Vallas For Mayor +$2,066,700.00
2 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$801,178.20
3 Friends of Chuy Garcia +$786,383.89
4 Get Stuff Done PAC +$758,530.26
5 Friends of Brandon Johnson +$747,875.05
6 Lightfoot for Chicago +$647,600.00
7 Carpentry Advancement Political Action +$290,163.05
8 Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC +$196,000.00
9 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$191,515.42
10 Stephens Political Action Committee NFP +$172,500.00

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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 of Don Harmon for State Senate $7,601,296.34
2 Carpentry Advancement Political Action $6,497,385.70
3 Friends of Michael J Madigan $6,427,628.20
4 JB for Governor $4,635,321.31
5 Willie Wilson for Mayor $4,104,202.49
6 Vallas For Mayor $3,274,939.92
7 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,668,774.61
8 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $2,654,870.61
9 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $2,424,232.45
10 Friends of Chuy Garcia $2,117,042.97

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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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