Keep an eye on money in Illinois politics
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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.
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Top donations to Illinois political committees in the last 7 days, updated daily.
|AFT Solidarity Fund, dues||$123.34K||Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE|
|Citizens for Christine Radogno||$50.00K||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee|
|Chicago Committee (the)||$40.00K||Friends of Michael J Madigan|
|Lake County Fed. of Teachers, IFT Local 504, dues||$26.90K||Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE|
|AFT Local 604, dues||$25.14K||Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE|
|AFT Local 604, dues||$25.04K||Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE|
|North Central Illinois Laborers' District Council Political Action Com||$25.00K||Friends for Susana Mendoza|
|Lakeshore Beverage||$22.20K||Associated Beer Distributors of IL PAC|
|Midland States Bank||$20.00K||Illinois Bankpac|
|UA Local 130 Plumbers (members, dues and deductions)||$15.75K||Illinois Pipe Trades PEF|
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||Liberty Principles PAC||+$503,000.00|
|2||Senate Democratic Victory Fund||+$392,916.21|
|3||Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE||+$349,478.75|
|4||Committee to Elect Joseph Berrios Assessor||+$180,650.00|
|5||Chicago for Rahm Emanuel||+$180,487.00|
|6||Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC||+$166,655.00|
|7||Stephens Political Action Committee NFP||+$148,500.00|
|8||Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region||+$126,036.16|
|10||House Republican Organization||+$100,000.00|
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||$50,835,485.51|
|2||Democratic Party of Illinois||$2,856,471.32|
|3||Friends of Michael J Madigan||$2,778,486.29|
|4||Laborers' Political Action and Education League||$2,494,147.83|
|5||Friends of Edward M Burke||$2,277,082.82|
|6||Citizens for Lisa Madigan||$2,260,366.92|
|7||Committee to Elect Bob Romanik - State Representative||$2,010,643.69|
|8||Citizens for Beiser||$1,827,854.18|
|9||The Burnham Committee||$1,536,788.89|
|10||Health Care Council of IL PAC||$1,500,180.44|
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.