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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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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 Don Harmon for State Senate $12,440,586.32
JB for Governor $11,120,430.53
People for Emanuel Chris Welch $7,757,386.25
ISDF $2,657,189.37
Democrats for the Illinois House $1,409,909.37
Democratic Party of Illinois $603,834.15
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Friends of John Curran $1,485,873.61
McCombie for Illinois $1,035,324.53
Illinois Republican Party $810,043.67
House Republican Organization $546,996.01
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $89,439.52


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Mariyana Spyropoulos $875.00K Citizens for Mariyana Spyropoulos
National Association of REALTORS $750.00K REALTORS® in Opposition to Real Estate Transfer Tax
Mariyana Spyropoulos $384.42K Citizens for Mariyana Spyropoulos
Engineers Political Education Committee Separate Education Fund $300.00K People for Emanuel Chris Welch
Labor Management Union Carpentry Cooperation Promotion Fund $244.65K Carpentry Advancement Political Action
Carpentry Advancement Political Action Committee Fund $200.00K Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate
ISDF $150.00K Committee for Natalie Toro
Fritz Kaegi $150.00K Stop Tax Corruption Cook County
Health Care Council of Illinois $131.00K Health Care Council of IL PAC
Pipefitters' Assoc Local 597 UA Illinois PAC Fund $100.00K People for Emanuel Chris Welch

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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 Friends For Mary S Alexander-Basta +$10,006,574.00
2 Citizens for Mariyana Spyropoulos +$1,338,676.00
3 REALTORS® in Opposition to Real Estate Transfer Tax +$1,325,000.00
4 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$827,140.29
5 People for Emanuel Chris Welch +$540,450.00
6 Committee for Natalie Toro +$426,210.08
7 Friends of Rick Ryan +$344,550.00
8 Friends of Lisa J Davis +$333,300.00
9 Friends of Michael Crawford +$332,498.35
10 Eileen O'Neill Burke for State's Attorney +$329,000.00

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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 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $12,440,586.32
2 JB for Governor $11,120,430.53
3 Friends For Mary S Alexander-Basta $10,230,575.51
4 Carpentry Advancement Political Action $7,891,358.38
5 People for Emanuel Chris Welch $7,757,386.25
6 Friends of Michael J Madigan $6,319,233.02
7 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $3,209,842.41
8 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $2,889,949.75
9 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,742,079.64
10 ISDF $2,657,189.37

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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.