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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 $6,340,025.79
House 20th 2 $4,185,696.13
Senate 46th 2 $4,082,832.32
House 111th 2 $3,950,556.44
House 41st 2 $3,310,540.05
House 45th 2 $3,271,363.23
House 97th 2 $3,120,745.45
Senate 25th 2 $3,061,838.26
House 65th 2 $2,914,219.75
House 66th 2 $2,902,358.17

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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 $24,665,542.51
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $8,938,222.34
The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $4,713,544.88
Democratic Party of Illinois $2,588,702.85
Democrats for the Illinois House $2,560,695.72
ISDF $1,769,404.71
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Elect Dan McConchie $1,524,417.08
Citizens for Durkin $978,156.99
House Republican Organization $265,057.42
Illinois Republican Party $257,399.21
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $50,090.95


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
SEIU Healthcare IL IN $366.98K SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana PAC
Midwest Region Organizing Committee (Member Dues) $211.46K Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee
LiUNA Chicago Laborers' District Council PAC $100.00K The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch
Health Care Council of Illinois $70.00K Health Care Council of IL PAC
Drive Committee - Teamsters Joint Council NO. 25 $59.90K The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch
Bailey for Illinois $59.90K Committee To Elect Adam Niemerg
Teamsters DRIVE Committee $59.90K Democrats for the Illinois House
Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $50.00K The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch
Health Care Council Of Illinois PAC $50.00K Elect Dan McConchie
Beth Ryan $30.00K Beth Ryan for Judge

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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 of Don Harmon for State Senate +$963,500.66
2 The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch +$591,323.79
3 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$494,448.52
4 SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana PAC +$366,975.00
5 INCS Action Independent Committee +$350,000.00
6 Elect Dan McConchie +$344,000.66
7 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee +$338,769.95
8 Illinois REALTORS Fund +$300,000.00
9 ISDF +$293,000.00
10 Democrats for the Illinois House +$248,400.00

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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 JB for Governor $24,665,542.51
2 Friends of Michael J Madigan $10,545,536.62
3 Sullivan for Illinois NFP $10,209,084.60
4 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $8,938,222.34
5 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $8,875,310.40
6 The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $4,713,544.88
7 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $3,995,147.07
8 Citizens for Giannoulias $3,752,716.19
9 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $3,288,311.47
10 Carpentry Advancement Political Action $3,001,970.28

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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.




About

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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