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Top Contested Races for Illinois General Assembly

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Chamber District Total Candidates Total Funds in Race
House 12th 7 $1,800,644.02
Senate 1st 2 $1,787,097.89
House 16th 3 $1,078,151.78
House 77th 2 $993,507.92
Senate 37th 2 $842,029.07
House 48th 2 $841,648.03
House 111th 2 $775,101.69
Senate 10th 2 $767,381.22
Senate 40th 5 $701,223.22
Senate 55th 2 $644,302.49

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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 $14,478,243.39
Democratic Majority $5,122,469.15
Democratic Party of Illinois $2,583,495.55
Illinois Democratic Victory PAC $860,007.89
Citizens for John Cullerton for State Senate $538,865.03
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Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Citizens for Durkin $1,592,583.29
Brady for Senate Inc $956,269.78
House Republican Organization $658,745.00
Citizens for Rauner, Inc $630,610.11
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $545,202.85
Illinois Republican Party $109,145.24


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $300.00K Friends of Michael J Madigan
LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $300.00K Friends of Michael J Madigan
Illinois Pipe Trades PAC Account $300.00K Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate
Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters PAC $100.00K Friends of Michael J Madigan
Jesse Reyes $80.00K Committee to Elect Jesse G Reyes
Senate Democratic Leadership Fund $57.80K Friends of Andy Manar
Chicago Teachers Union-PAC $57.80K United With Nidia Carranza
Chicago Teachers Union PAC - IFT $57.80K Chicago Teachers Union Local 1 PAC
Citizens for Chris Nybo $57.80K COA PAC
Chicago Teachers Union-PAC $57.80K United With Nidia Carranza

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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 +$792,501.00
2 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$688,929.05
3 Friends for Foxx +$647,231.66
4 Friends of Bill Conway +$480,600.00
5 ISDF +$328,500.00
6 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$326,746.73
7 Iris for Cook County Circuit Court Clerk +$212,625.00
8 Senator Patrick Joyce Election Committee +$192,041.70
9 United With Nidia Carranza +$180,400.00
10 SEIU Local 73 Bi-Partisan PAC +$177,995.35

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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 $14,478,243.39
2 Friends of Bill Conway $9,382,645.39
3 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $8,474,514.75
4 Democratic Majority $5,122,469.15
5 Vote Yes For Fairness $4,866,388.12
6 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $3,915,184.70
7 Friends for Foxx $3,792,124.09
8 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $2,882,328.51
9 Democratic Party of Illinois $2,583,495.55
10 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,429,574.30

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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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