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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 $5,934,283.67
House 20th 2 $4,167,346.13
Senate 46th 2 $4,082,832.32
House 111th 2 $3,950,556.44
House 41st 2 $3,297,179.36
House 45th 2 $3,257,663.23
House 97th 2 $3,118,745.45
Senate 25th 2 $3,020,908.10
House 65th 2 $2,901,244.75
House 66th 2 $2,887,358.17

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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 $32,867,806.42
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $7,093,109.22
The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $3,315,124.37
Democratic Party of Illinois $2,548,615.78
Democrats for the Illinois House $2,168,141.55
ISDF $1,663,699.48
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Elect Dan McConchie $1,100,387.33
Citizens for Durkin $755,828.10
Illinois Republican Party $235,759.45
House Republican Organization $209,855.88
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $48,540.66


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Bailey for Illinois $200.00K Restore Illinois PAC
Health Care Council of Illinois $103.50K Health Care Council of IL PAC
Laborers International Union of North America Education Fund $59.90K Citizens for Marcus C Evans Jr
Laborers' Political League Education Fund $59.90K 13th Ward Democratic Org
Illinois Laborers Legislative Committee $49.90K Friends of Mike Halpin
AFT Local 604, dues $36.89K Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE
I.U.O.E. Local 399 Political Education Fund $30.00K 13th Ward Democratic Org
I.U.O.E. Local 399 Political Education Fund $30.00K Citizens for Marty Quinn
Anderson for Illinois $16.14K 2A Patriot PAC
Mary Stowell $14.10K Personal PAC Independent 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 The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch +$1,205,663.79
2 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$598,507.78
3 ISDF +$583,500.00
4 Intl Union of Operating Engineers/Engineers +$569,300.00
5 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$434,897.39
6 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council +$430,062.71
7 Citizens for Giannoulias +$378,650.00
8 Elect Dan McConchie +$350,800.00
9 Citizens for Durkin +$345,500.00
10 Raoul for Illinois +$341,300.00

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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 $32,867,806.42
2 Sullivan for Illinois NFP $10,796,000.00
3 Friends of Michael J Madigan $10,618,460.20
4 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $8,875,310.40
5 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $7,093,109.22
6 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $4,607,098.83
7 Citizens for Giannoulias $3,487,811.69
8 The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $3,315,124.37
9 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,711,038.08
10 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE $2,649,227.13

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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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