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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 $5,191,424.26
House 20th 2 $3,937,296.13
Senate 46th 2 $3,916,484.34
House 111th 2 $3,909,235.03
House 45th 2 $3,223,288.59
House 41st 2 $3,113,433.83
House 97th 2 $3,071,565.10
Senate 25th 2 $2,925,367.88
House 65th 2 $2,876,021.84
House 66th 2 $2,730,147.22


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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 Michael J Madigan $13,507,855.15
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $6,834,124.92
Democratic Party of Illinois $1,914,204.68
Democratic Majority $900,605.98
JB for Governor $404,933.96
ISDF $370,957.01
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Brady for Senate Inc $824,086.46
Citizens for Durkin $305,154.60
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $106,382.09
Illinois Republican Party $37,659.62
House Republican Organization $6,711.24

Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
RPAC (Aggregated Dues) $82.93K MORePAC-Main Street PAC of RPAC IL
Health Care Council of Illinois Political Action Committee $50.00K The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch
Health Care Council of Illinois $50.00K Health Care Council of IL PAC
IBEW Illinois PAC $25.00K Friends of Michael J Madigan
maureen wener $15.00K Win With Wener
York Township Republican Committeemen $13.00K Your York Team.
Paragon Biosciences, LLC $12.00K Citizens for Giannoulias
Rockwell Construction LLC $12.00K Citizens for Giannoulias
PVone Capital LLC $12.00K Citizens for Giannoulias
BW Financial Services LLC $12.00K Citizens for Giannoulias

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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 Michael J Madigan +$696,331.84
2 Supporters of Jack D Franks +$400,002.81
3 Citizens for Giannoulias +$399,749.72
4 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE +$291,963.00
5 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$233,373.25
6 Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC +$212,705.00
7 Light PAC +$207,750.00
8 Stickney Twp Regular Democratic Org +$165,797.60
9 Citizens for Gregory Harris +$150,500.00
10 Ozinga for Illinois +$150,000.00

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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 Michael J Madigan $13,507,855.15
2 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $6,834,124.92
3 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $6,672,786.58
4 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $3,333,851.05
5 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $2,908,852.06
6 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,558,752.26
7 Citizens for Lisa Madigan $2,078,459.20
8 REALTORS® Political Action Committee $2,039,887.52
9 The Burnham Committee $1,935,792.15
10 Democratic Party of Illinois $1,914,204.68

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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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