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.
|American Federation of Teachers Local 604||$51.19K||American Federation of Teachers Local 604 COPE|
|UFCW LOCAL 881 (MEMBERSHIP DUES NOT EXCEEDING $150)||$33.36K||UFCW Local 881 PAC|
|26th Ward Democratic Organization||$25.00K||Citizens for Maldonado|
|Kevin O'Donnell||$16.20K||Citizens for O'Donnell|
|Farmers Group Inc||$10.00K||Citizens for Durkin|
|McCallister Law Group, LLC||$10.00K||Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC|
|The Strategy Group Inc||$8.32K||Democratic Party of Illinois|
|Anheuser-Busch Cos., Inc.||$8.00K||Friends of Michael J Madigan|
|AFSCME IL Council 31 PAC||$6.06K||Friends of Mike Halpin|
|Jay and Mary Pritzker||$5.40K||Friends of Stephanie Kifowit|
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||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee||+$213,559.74|
|2||Citizens for Durkin||+$192,400.00|
|3||House Republican Organization||+$134,830.00|
|4||Citizens for Christine Radogno||+$130,000.00|
|5||Liberty Principles PAC||+$125,000.00|
|6||Friends of Edward M Burke||+$121,300.00|
|7||Senate Democratic Victory Fund||+$119,300.00|
|8||Friends for Marty Moylan for State Representative||+$101,400.00|
|9||UFCW Local 881 PAC||+$96,448.00|
|10||Democratic Party of Illinois||+$81,601.70|
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 Durkin||$18,728,138.24|
|2||House Republican Organization||$16,168,296.75|
|3||Illinois Republican Party||$9,075,058.21|
|4||Citizens for Leslie Munger||$8,041,646.47|
|5||Democratic Party of Illinois||$6,935,115.66|
|6||Senate Democratic Victory Fund||$5,144,430.54|
|7||Citizens for Rauner, Inc||$5,049,723.32|
|8||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee||$4,530,224.58|
|10||Liberty Principles PAC||$4,194,079.55|
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.