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Funds raised and spent in the 2018 Race for Illinois Governor.
|Candidate||Total Funds Raised|
|Bruce V Rauner (R) *Incumbent||$71,615,557.34|
|JB Pritzker (D)||$21,200,634.95|
|Daniel Biss (D)||$2,710,857.98|
|Chris Kennedy (D)||$2,487,224.04|
|Ameya Pawar (D)||$441,061.90|
|Scott R Drury (D)||$354,554.16|
|Robert A Daiber (D)||$79,487.42|
|Alexander Paterakis (D)||$5,000.00|
|Tio Hardiman (D)||$0.00|
Top donations to Illinois political committees in the last 7 days, updated daily.
|IBEW Local Union 9 (Dues Check-off)||$52.49K||International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC|
|Robert Wilbrandt||$45.00K||Committee to Elect Robert Wilbrandt, Jr. Circuit Judge|
|UFCW LOCAL 881 (MEMBERSHIP DUES NOT EXCEEDING $150)||$33.77K||UFCW Local 881 PAC|
|Martin Reggi Jr.||$25.00K||Citizens to Elect Martin D Reggi|
|AFSCME Illinois Political Account (membership dues)||$25.00K||AFSCME Illinois Council 31 PAC|
|Corporate America Family CU||$15.00K||Credit Union Political Action Council CUPAC IL|
|Illinois Trial Lawyers Assoc. Political Action Comm.||$15.00K||Illinois Democratic County Chairmen's Assn|
|Friends of Emily Klunk-McAsey||$15.00K||Citizens to Elect John Connor|
|Gold Rush Amusements||$10.00K||Cicero Voters Alliance (The Larry Dominick Team)|
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
|1||JB for Governor||+$7,000,000.00|
|2||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC||+$453,537.49|
|3||Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee||+$160,694.49|
|4||Cicero Voters Alliance (The Larry Dominick Team)||+$136,873.00|
|5||Citizens for Jesse White||+$131,000.00|
|6||Citizens for Mazzochi||+$125,000.00|
|7||Citizens for John Cullerton for State Senate||+$122,681.53|
|8||Brady for Senate Inc||+$92,500.00|
|9||Senate Democratic Victory Fund||+$91,400.00|
|10||Citizens for Lou Lang||+$86,950.00|
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.
|1||Citizens for Rauner, Inc||$67,729,677.05|
|2||JB for Governor||$11,874,467.68|
|3||Laborers' Political Action and Education League||$4,654,509.45|
|4||Democratic Party of Illinois||$2,786,563.46|
|5||Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE)||$2,667,093.07|
|6||Friends of Michael J Madigan||$2,398,543.11|
|7||Biss for Illinois||$2,368,670.17|
|8||Citizens for Lisa Madigan||$2,301,199.89|
|9||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC||$2,220,163.84|
|10||Friends of Edward M Burke||$2,189,616.65|
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 the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform 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.