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.
|Gori Julian & Assoc., PC||$21.60K||Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC|
|Ed Miniat LLC||$21.60K||Illinois Republican Party|
|York Township Republican Committeemen's Org||$17.00K||Your York Team|
|Addison Township Republican Committeeman's Organization||$12.00K||Illinois Republican Party|
|Eugene Pomerance||$10.80K||DuPage County Democratic Central Committee|
|Platt Hill Nursery||$10.00K||Green Industry PAC|
|Chicago Teachers Union-PAC||$10.00K||Friends of Don Harmon|
|Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, LTD||$10.00K||Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC|
|Construction and General Laborers' District Council||$10.00K||Linda for Aurora|
|Development Specialists, Inc.||$10.00K||Preckwinkle for President|
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||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC||+$414,473.87|
|2||Stephens Political Action Committee NFP||+$148,000.00|
|3||Linda for Aurora||+$98,000.00|
|4||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee||+$96,000.00|
|5||INCS Action Independent Committee||+$88,900.00|
|6||Democratic Governors Association-Illinois||+$81,600.00|
|7||Credit Union Political Action Council CUPAC IL||+$78,500.00|
|8||Friends of Sophia King||+$70,400.00|
|9||Rosemont Voters League||+$66,575.00|
|10||Preckwinkle for President||+$66,250.00|
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||$2,918,471.32|
|3||Friends of Michael J Madigan||$2,782,070.29|
|4||Laborers' Political Action and Education League||$2,494,147.83|
|5||Friends of Edward M Burke||$2,278,582.82|
|6||Citizens for Lisa Madigan||$2,260,366.92|
|7||Citizens for Beiser||$1,827,854.18|
|8||The Burnham Committee||$1,541,788.89|
|9||Health Care Council of IL PAC||$1,500,180.44|
|10||Biss for Illinois||$1,355,228.10|
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.