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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 $4,935,592.75
House 111th 2 $3,562,277.70
House 20th 2 $3,452,865.86
Senate 46th 2 $3,369,431.73
House 45th 2 $2,928,775.23
House 41st 2 $2,889,477.26
Senate 25th 2 $2,793,073.61
House 65th 2 $2,719,965.58
House 66th 2 $2,632,058.32
House 97th 2 $2,542,693.51

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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 Michael J Madigan $14,493,012.33
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $7,110,974.59
Democratic Majority $7,023,179.87
Democratic Party of Illinois $3,668,166.46
ISDF $2,202,166.75
JB for Governor $1,113,446.69
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Illinois Republican Party $2,590,954.12
Citizens for Durkin $1,721,310.30
Brady for Senate Inc $1,312,723.50
House Republican Organization $821,663.99
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $684,959.36


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Kenneth Griffin $7.00M Coalition To Stop The Proposed Tax Hike Amendment
Madigan, Friends of Michael J. $3.50M Democratic Majority
Kenneth Griffin $2.50M Citizens for Judicial Fairness
Samuel Zell Revocable Trust $1.00M Coalition To Stop The Proposed Tax Hike Amendment
Democratic Party of Illinois-FEDERAL $1.00M Democratic Party of Illinois
Democratic Majority $569.00K Citizens For Suzanne Ness
JB Pritzker $500.00K JB for Governor
Richard Uihlein $500.00K Citizens for Judicial Fairness
Richard Colburn $500.00K Coalition To Stop The Proposed Tax Hike Amendment
Illinois Pipe Trades PAC $430.00K Friends of Michael J Madigan

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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 Coalition To Stop The Proposed Tax Hike Amendment +$38,073,100.00
2 Citizens for Judicial Fairness +$5,599,000.00
3 Democratic Majority +$4,019,631.24
4 Kilbride for Supreme Court Judge Committee +$3,011,106.25
5 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$2,396,956.27
6 Illinois Republican Party +$2,215,459.00
7 Friends of Michael J Madigan +$2,179,180.00
8 Democratic Party of Illinois +$1,734,080.00
9 ISDF +$1,667,214.86
10 Health Care Council of IL PAC +$1,600,000.00

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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 Coalition To Stop The Proposed Tax Hike Amendment $38,180,927.54
2 Vote Yes For Fairness $29,073,394.60
3 Friends of Michael J Madigan $14,493,012.33
4 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $7,110,974.59
5 Democratic Majority $7,023,179.87
6 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $6,294,884.80
7 Citizens for Judicial Fairness $5,853,727.40
8 Democratic Party of Illinois $3,668,166.46
9 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $3,625,992.21
10 Kilbride for Supreme Court Judge Committee $3,098,299.74

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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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