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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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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 $12,731,328.69
JB for Governor $7,680,301.79
People for Emanuel Chris Welch $7,641,894.07
ISDF $2,436,663.58
Democrats for the Illinois House $1,305,310.96
Democratic Party of Illinois $1,183,010.45
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Friends of John Curran $1,496,123.41
Illinois Republican Party $685,274.18
House Republican Organization $296,731.18
McCombie for Illinois $286,709.00
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $28,380.52


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Grant Thornton LLP $27.40K Illinois CPA's for Political Action
Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE $25.71K American Federation of Teachers Local 604 COPE
Health Care Council of Illinois PAC $25.00K Democratic Party of Illinois
Teamsters Local Union No. 727 PAC $25.00K Democratic Party of Illinois
IBEW Local Union 9 (Dues Check-off) $24.66K International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC
Cine City Studios Chicago $20.00K 28th Ward Democratic Organization
Midwest Region Organizing Committee (Member Dues) $17.55K Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee
Deloitte Services LP $15.00K Illinois CPA's for Political Action
Laborers' Supplemental Dues Fund (Members Dues) $14.24K Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee
IBEW Local Union 1220 (Dues Check-Off) $11.23K International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC

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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 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$571,730.40
2 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE +$547,402.64
3 Carpentry Advancement Political Action +$248,785.92
4 Affordable Assisted Living Coalition PAC +$205,500.00
5 Democratic Party of Proviso +$167,388.10
6 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC +$94,888.50
7 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee +$85,014.42
8 28th Ward Democratic Organization +$80,850.00
9 Illinois CPA's for Political Action +$73,300.00
10 Friends of Frerichs +$64,500.00

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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 $12,731,328.69
2 Carpentry Advancement Political Action $8,098,251.43
3 JB for Governor $7,680,301.79
4 People for Emanuel Chris Welch $7,641,894.07
5 Friends of Michael J Madigan $6,278,614.34
6 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $5,709,676.46
7 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $2,916,495.47
8 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,689,179.37
9 ISDF $2,436,663.58
10 Finishing Trades of Chicago Corp PAC $2,340,161.39

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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.