Keep an eye on money in Illinois politics
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Contested races for the Illinois General Assembly and Illinois Comptroller with the highest available funds and most Super PAC spending. Click on a row to see individual races.
|District||Branch||Candidates||Total Money in Race|
|114||House||LaToya Greenwood (D)||Bob Romanik (R)||$2,058,270.05|
|0||Comptroller||Leslie Munger (R) *INCUMBENT||Susana Mendoza (D)||$1,644,712.14|
|79||House||Kate Cloonen (D) *INCUMBENT||Lindsay Parkhurst (R)||$791,443.15|
|12||House||Sara Feigenholtz (D) *INCUMBENT||Gene Witt (R)||$680,423.49|
|118||House||Brandon Phelps (D) *INCUMBENT||Jason Kasiar (R)||$674,165.03|
|117||House||John Bradley (D) *INCUMBENT||Dave Severin (R)||Scott Schluter (Libertarian)||Robert "Bobby" Harner (The Tea Party)||$665,372.04|
|59||Senate||Gary Forby (D) *INCUMBENT||Dale Fowler (R)||$618,099.46|
|55||House||Martin Moylan (D) *INCUMBENT||Dan Gott (R)||$586,417.09|
|111||House||Daniel Beiser (D) *INCUMBENT||Mike Babcock (R)||$567,552.81|
|46||House||Deb Conroy (D) *INCUMBENT||Heidi Holan (R)||$556,116.90|
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.
Top donations to Illinois political committees in the last 7 days, updated daily.
|Illinois Republican Party||$500.00K||House Republican Organization|
|Excavators, Inc||$300.00K||Citizens to Protect Transportation Funding|
|Southern Illinois Construction Advancement Program||$50.00K||Citizens to Protect Transportation Funding|
|Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters||$25.00K||Mike Smiddy for State Representative|
|ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company||$21.60K||Illinois State Medical Society PAC|
|ISMIE Indemnity Company||$21.60K||Illinois State Medical Society PAC|
|Illinois Republican Party||$21.00K||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee|
|IUOE EPEC||$17.97K||IUOE Local 399 Political Education Fund|
|Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE||$15.84K||American Federation of Teachers Local 604 COPE|
|Citizens for Karen McConnaughay||$15.00K||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee|
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||House Republican Organization||+$1,531,820.05|
|2||Citizens to Protect Transportation Funding||+$827,501.00|
|3||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC||+$409,635.27|
|4||Friends for Susana Mendoza||+$372,650.00|
|5||Support Independent Maps||+$300,250.00|
|6||Chicago for Rahm Emanuel||+$299,200.00|
|7||Senate Democratic Victory Fund||+$219,461.08|
|8||Intl Union of Operating Engineers/Engineers||+$179,667.01|
|9||Citizens for Sara Feigenholtz||+$115,942.70|
|10||Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee||+$105,699.39|
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||$15,226,260.51|
|2||Friends of Edward M Burke||$8,347,386.79|
|3||Liberty Principles PAC||$3,972,466.15|
|4||Illinois Republican Party||$3,062,327.80|
|5||Senate Democratic Victory Fund||$2,880,596.67|
|7||Democratic Party of Illinois||$2,489,508.04|
|8||Laborers' Political Action and Education League||$2,229,666.33|
|10||House Republican Organization||$2,198,175.41|
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.