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Top Contested Races for Illinois General Assembly

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Chamber District Total Candidates Total Funds in Race
Senate 1st 2 $1,648,784.34
House 12th 7 $1,484,273.89
House 77th 2 $937,207.92
House 48th 2 $819,148.03
House 111th 2 $758,500.79
Senate 37th 2 $754,067.31
House 16th 3 $725,119.77
Senate 10th 2 $708,391.58
Senate 55th 2 $612,630.63
House 51st 2 $602,886.05

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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 $12,231,442.39
Democratic Majority $5,053,369.15
Democratic Party of Illinois $2,513,495.55
Senate Democratic Victory Fund $860,007.89
Citizens for John Cullerton for State Senate $524,375.03
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Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Citizens for Durkin $1,479,238.43
Brady for Senate Inc $928,169.78
House Republican Organization $640,245.00
Citizens for Rauner, Inc $630,610.11
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $477,464.99
Illinois Republican Party $98,145.24


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Democracy PAC $2.00M Illinois Justice & Public Safety PAC
Midwest Operating Engineers Construction Industry Research and Service $466.88K Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC
Senate Democratic Victory Fund $300.00K Democratic Party of Illinois
Chicago Teachers Union, IFT Local 1, dues $163.26K Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE
Fred Eychaner $100.00K Friends for Foxx
Midwest Region Organizing Committee (Member Dues) $62.78K Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee
Illinois Federation of Teachers $57.80K United With Nidia Carranza
JB for Governor $57.80K Croke For Illinois
Chicago Laborers District Council PAC $55.30K Mary for Illinois
AFT Local 604 COPE $40.00K Senator Patrick Joyce Election Committee

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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 Bill Conway +$2,923,011.59
2 Illinois Justice & Public Safety PAC +$2,000,000.00
3 Richard D Felice for Circuit Court Judge +$1,016,400.00
4 Friends for Foxx +$857,300.00
5 Friends of Michael J Madigan +$769,900.00
6 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE +$752,009.24
7 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$466,884.76
8 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$454,600.00
9 Democratic Party of Illinois +$338,200.00
10 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee +$181,001.87

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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 $12,231,442.39
2 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $8,474,514.75
3 Friends of Bill Conway $5,894,958.73
4 Democratic Majority $5,053,369.15
5 Vote Yes For Fairness $4,866,388.12
6 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $2,882,328.51
7 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $2,745,384.46
8 Democratic Party of Illinois $2,513,495.55
9 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,429,574.30
10 Friends for Foxx $2,274,072.78

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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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