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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 $9,745,640.77
Senate 26th 2 $2,256,932.21
House 113th 2 $1,992,009.15
Senate 42nd 2 $1,065,508.99
Senate 19th 2 $1,014,632.14
Senate 35th 2 $804,773.36
Senate 36th 3 $801,309.71
House 21st 3 $788,378.57
House 112th 3 $706,824.18
House 76th 2 $695,012.69

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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 $87,560,806.33
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $14,105,228.03
People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $8,661,692.04
Democrats for the Illinois House $4,461,399.35
Democratic Party of Illinois $2,908,619.79
ISDF $2,604,124.58
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Citizens for Durkin $2,126,498.89
Elect Dan McConchie $1,657,945.64
Illinois Republican Party $432,017.99
House Republican Organization $259,351.47
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $97,358.94


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Richard Uihlein $2.50M Bailey for Illinois
Richard Uihlein $1.27M People Who Play By The Rules PAC
Kenneth Griffin $1.00M Citizens for Durkin
Midwest Operating Engineers Construction Industry Research and Service $466.85K Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC
IUOE Local 399 $300.00K Vote Yes for Workers Rights
SEIU Healthcare IL IN $216.10K SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana PAC
UFCW Local 881 Political Action Committee $90.00K Vote Yes for Workers Rights
ISDF $75.00K Friends for Eric Mattson
Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $59.90K Friends of LaPointe
Illinois Policy PAC $59.90K Voter Protection NFP Political Action Committee

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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 Irvin For Illinois +$25,204,791.13
2 Bailey for Illinois +$2,520,300.00
3 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$1,637,041.00
4 People Who Play By The Rules PAC +$1,275,000.00
5 Friends of Kari Steele +$1,200,002.00
6 Citizens for Durkin +$1,041,500.00
7 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE +$619,530.44
8 Vote Yes for Workers Rights +$543,561.33
9 People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch +$541,750.00
10 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$466,846.22

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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 $87,560,806.33
2 Irvin For Illinois $36,136,600.09
3 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $14,105,228.03
4 People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $8,661,692.04
5 Sullivan for Illinois NFP $8,154,195.51
6 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $7,998,719.71
7 Friends of Michael J Madigan $6,490,016.64
8 Citizens for Judicial Fairness $6,294,719.79
9 Bailey for Illinois $5,957,765.93
10 Carpentry Advancement Political Action $5,675,465.07

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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.




About

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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