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Funds raised and spent in the 2018 Race for Illinois Governor.
|Candidate||Total Funds Raised|
|Bruce V Rauner (R) *Incumbent||$71,633,557.34|
|JB Pritzker (D)||$21,200,634.95|
|Daniel Biss (D)||$2,845,177.98|
|Chris Kennedy (D)||$2,552,869.04|
|Ameya Pawar (D)||$700,561.90|
|Scott R Drury (D)||$354,554.16|
|Robert A Daiber (D)||$66,698.71|
|Alexander Paterakis (D)||$5,000.00|
|Tio Hardiman (D)||$0.00|
Top donations to Illinois political committees in the last 7 days, updated daily.
|Midwest Region Organizing Committee (Member Dues)||$74.31K||Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee|
|Engineers Political Education Committee||$55.40K||13th Ward Democratic Org|
|Operating Engineers Local 399 Political Education Fund||$55.40K||Democratic Party of Illinois|
|Christine Svenson||$50.00K||Friends of Christine Svenson|
|Committee to Elect Maria Pappas||$40.00K||Cook County Democratic Party|
|Patty Gustin||$20.00K||Friends to Elect Patty Gustin|
|Barbara Bluhm-Kaul||$14.20K||Personal PAC Independent Committee|
|Barbara Bluhm-Kaul||$10.80K||Personal PAC Inc|
|Friends of Debra Shore||$10.00K||Cook County Democratic Party|
|Illinois Political Action Committee for Education||$10.00K||Friends of Jerry Costello II|
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||Liberty Principles PAC||+$2,000,000.00|
|2||Illinois Republican Party||+$507,147.88|
|3||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC||+$486,872.40|
|4||Cook County Democratic Party||+$396,400.00|
|5||Democratic Party of Illinois||+$309,700.00|
|6||Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee||+$278,169.17|
|7||Ameya Pawar for Governor||+$254,000.00|
|8||SEIU Illinois Council PAC||+$250,000.00|
|9||House Republican Organization||+$214,500.00|
|10||Personal PAC Independent Committee||+$209,900.00|
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||$67,747,677.05|
|2||JB for Governor||$11,874,467.68|
|3||Laborers' Political Action and Education League||$4,654,509.45|
|4||Democratic Party of Illinois||$3,096,263.46|
|5||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC||$2,707,036.24|
|6||Liberty Principles PAC||$2,702,776.15|
|7||Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE)||$2,667,093.07|
|8||Friends of Michael J Madigan||$2,587,593.11|
|9||Biss for Illinois||$2,502,990.17|
|10||Citizens for Lisa Madigan||$2,302,199.89|
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 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.