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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 $22,015,549.57
Senate 26th 2 $7,575,107.56
Senate 48th 2 $6,062,159.90
Senate 36th 2 $4,963,003.92
Senate 23rd 2 $4,172,382.54
House 112th 2 $3,818,250.95
Senate 40th 2 $3,447,767.05
Senate 57th 2 $3,335,362.74
House 113th 2 $3,188,735.84
House 81st 2 $3,001,005.54


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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 $50,358,767.85
Democrats for the Illinois House $17,869,192.98
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $15,642,573.89
People for Emanuel Chris Welch $14,682,001.90
Democratic Party of Illinois $14,388,278.55
ISDF $13,187,562.94
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Illinois Republican Party $5,403,700.68
Elect Dan McConchie $2,821,122.78
Citizens for Durkin $2,303,112.47
House Republican Organization $247,294.82
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $81,223.94

Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
SEIU Local 73B-PAC $250.00K Friends of Brandon Johnson
Donald Levin $150.00K Friends of Raymond A Lopez
SEIU Healthcare IL IN PAC $100.00K Friends of Brandon Johnson
Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE $90.10K Friends of Brandon Johnson
Friends of Edgar Gonzalez Jr. $80.00K Friends of Chuy Garcia
Friends for Celina Villanueva $75.00K Friends of Chuy Garcia
Chuy Garcia for Congress $75.00K Friends of Chuy Garcia
IBEW Local Union 21 (Dues Check-off) $62.41K International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC
Purple PAC $62.00K Friends of Chuy Garcia
Friends of Alma Anaya $60.00K Friends of Chuy Garcia

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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 Democratic Party of Illinois +$2,065,173.80
2 Vote Yes for Workers Rights +$1,349,521.61
3 Ozinga for Illinois +$1,002,000.00
4 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$862,200.64
5 Health Care Council of IL PAC +$729,248.00
6 People for Emanuel Chris Welch +$631,517.84
7 House Republican Majority +$613,100.00
8 Friends of Chuy Garcia +$610,888.00
9 JB for Governor +$588,839.58
10 Friends of Brandon Johnson +$457,258.45

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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 $50,358,767.85
2 Democrats for the Illinois House $17,869,192.98
3 People Who Play By The Rules PAC $17,360,741.06
4 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $15,642,573.89
5 People for Emanuel Chris Welch $14,682,001.90
6 Democratic Party of Illinois $14,388,278.55
7 ISDF $13,187,562.94
8 Carpentry Advancement Political Action $6,596,367.16
9 Friends of Michael J Madigan $6,445,544.15
10 All for Justice $6,109,220.00

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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.


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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