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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 $6,626,897.10
House 20th 2 $4,202,446.79
Senate 46th 2 $4,116,830.66
House 111th 2 $3,966,742.10
House 37th 2 $3,438,204.77
House 41st 2 $3,433,839.05
House 45th 2 $3,280,713.89
House 97th 2 $3,128,346.11
Senate 25th 2 $3,092,911.99
House 66th 2 $3,019,019.30

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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
JB for Governor $104,729,165.81
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $12,369,642.62
The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $7,670,645.84
Democrats for the Illinois House $4,623,230.66
ISDF $2,743,829.41
Democratic Party of Illinois $2,710,096.68
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Elect Dan McConchie $1,518,071.43
Citizens for Durkin $1,045,927.70
Illinois Republican Party $318,041.63
House Republican Organization $246,819.33
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $147,560.44


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Labor Management Union Carpentry Cooperation Promotion Fund $554.86K Carpentry Advancement Political Action
Chicago Zoological Society $350.00K Vote Yes for Clean Air, Clean Water, and
IBEW Local 134 $236.62K Vote Yes for Workers Rights
IBEW Local Union 15 (Dues Check-Off) $199.48K International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC
IBEW Local 9 $150.00K Vote Yes for Workers Rights
Great Lakes Region Organizing Committee $100.00K Vote Yes for Workers Rights
Carpentry Advancement Political Action Committee $59.90K Democratic Party of Illinois
Labor Management Union Carpentry Cooperation Promotion Fund $55.74K Carpentry Advancement Political Action
IBEW LU#34 General Fund(dues) $40.48K IBEW PAC 34
IBEW Local Union 9 (Dues Check-off) $31.58K International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC

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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 JB for Governor +$90,000,000.00
2 Illinois Federation of Public Employees PAC Local 4408 +$7,254,508.00
3 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$1,917,111.89
4 Ozinga for Illinois +$1,035,500.00
5 Vote Yes for Clean Air, Clean Water, and +$664,700.80
6 Carpentry Advancement Political Action +$610,600.95
7 Vote Yes for Workers Rights +$496,620.00
8 The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch +$455,371.35
9 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$409,564.49
10 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee +$327,927.79

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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 JB for Governor $104,729,165.81
2 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $12,369,642.62
3 Friends of Michael J Madigan $10,512,898.49
4 Sullivan for Illinois NFP $9,182,438.94
5 The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $7,670,645.84
6 Illinois Federation of Public Employees PAC Local 4408 $7,290,211.82
7 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $7,257,143.71
8 Democrats for the Illinois House $4,623,230.66
9 Carpentry Advancement Political Action $4,166,459.10
10 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $4,052,013.50

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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.




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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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