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Top Contested Races for Illinois General Assembly

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Chamber District Total Candidates Total Funds in Race
House 82nd 2 $5,656,283.67
House 20th 2 $4,165,346.13
Senate 46th 2 $4,053,638.80
House 111th 2 $3,932,891.44
House 45th 2 $3,252,163.23
House 41st 2 $3,120,234.36
House 97th 2 $3,099,890.45
Senate 25th 2 $3,004,408.10
House 65th 2 $2,901,244.75
House 66th 2 $2,803,883.65


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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 $32,867,806.42
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $6,658,211.83
Democratic Party of Illinois $2,466,915.78
The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $2,226,943.45
Democrats for the Illinois House $1,969,775.53
ISDF $1,080,199.48
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Elect Dan McConchie $953,087.33
Citizens for Durkin $477,828.10
Illinois Republican Party $234,759.45
House Republican Organization $198,355.88
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $46,540.66

Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Emanuel C Welch $100.00K The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch
Health Care Council Of Illinois PAC $100.00K Elect Dan McConchie
Carpentry Advancement Political Action Committee Fund $59.90K Citizens For Suzanne Ness
CTU-PAC $54.90K United with Delia
Irene Shanes $50.00K Elect Judge Shanes
Northwest Suburban Republican Lincoln Day Committee PAC $29.84K Republicans of Wheeling Township
UFCW Local 881 PAC $20.00K Elizabeth M Rochford For Illinois Supreme Court 2022
I.P.A.C.E. $20.00K Committee to Elect Meg Loughran Cappel
Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $20.00K Friends of Omar Aquino
IASA $20.00K Illinois School Administrators PAC

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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 Sullivan for Illinois NFP +$10,789,000.00
2 Carpentry Advancement Political Action +$569,419.00
3 The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch +$312,182.87
4 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$308,332.51
5 Health Care Council of IL PAC +$266,160.93
6 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE +$264,593.46
7 Elect Dan McConchie +$244,750.00
8 Personal PAC Inc +$239,824.76
9 Committee to Elect John H Ehrlich +$235,000.00
10 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee +$208,724.98

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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 $32,867,806.42
2 Sullivan for Illinois NFP $10,789,000.00
3 Friends of Michael J Madigan $10,612,654.68
4 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $8,027,285.18
5 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $6,658,211.83
6 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $4,607,098.83
7 Citizens for Giannoulias $3,249,911.69
8 Carpentry Advancement Political Action $2,929,374.27
9 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $2,743,221.24
10 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,603,638.08

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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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