Committees

Political Action Committees

A political action committee (PAC) is a type of organization that gathers campaign contributions from members and spends those funds to support or oppose candidates, ballot initiatives, or legislation. These committees are subject to state and federal contribution limits.

Rank Committee Funds
1 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $8,474,514.75
2 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $2,882,328.51
3 REALTORS® Political Action Committee $2,081,203.14
4 The Burnham Committee $1,869,632.78
5 Carpenters Helping in the Political Process (CHIPP) $1,711,546.10
6 Dignity CA SEIU - United Long Term Care Workers Local 6434 $1,500,529.09
7 Personal PAC Inc $1,495,080.60
8 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $1,309,255.21
9 Indian Prairie Education Assn PAC for Education $1,224,841.53
10 Finishing Trades of Chicago Corp PAC $1,216,009.22
11 Health Care Council of IL PAC $1,091,788.97
12 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $1,068,687.60
13 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE $974,324.93
14 Service Employees Internantional Union United Healthcare Workers West $902,291.14
15 Stand for Children IL PAC $839,750.59
16 IBEW Local Union 134 State & Municipal PAC $728,246.86
17 Illinois Pipe Trades PEF $703,874.99
18 IUOE Local 399 Political Education Fund $677,308.55
19 Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC $601,227.53
20 Service Employees International Union 1000 Candidates PAC $591,078.91
21 Illinois CPA's for Political Action $583,109.87
22 UAW Illinois PAC $575,989.77
23 People for Natarus $524,532.32
24 Administrative District Council 1 of IL $522,200.26
25 Credit Union Political Action Council (CUPAC) IL $518,957.38
26 Chicago Teachers Union PAC (Illinois Federation of Teachers) $512,856.16
27 Dent-IL-PAC, the Political Action Comm of the IL State Dental Society $512,006.87
28 The Pipe Fitters' Assn, Local 597 PAC $500,000.00
29 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee $482,081.18
30 Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters $476,370.02
31 Cable Television & Communication Assn PAC $452,424.29
32 American Property Casualty Insurance Assoc. Pol. Acct. $439,489.04
33 Illinois Hotel & Motel Pac (IHMPAC) $421,797.83
34 Service Employees International Union Local 721 CTW $418,761.47
35 SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana PAC $415,067.50
36 SEIU Illinois Council PAC $398,822.07
37 Associated Fire Fighters of IL PAC $396,008.91
38 Ameren IL PAC $390,485.04
39 Teamsters Local Union No.731 PAC $387,495.89
40 Illinois Hospital Assn PAC (IHA PAC) $378,260.96
41 Light PAC $364,069.31
42 AT&T Illinois Employee PAC $357,967.04
43 Illinois Health Care Assn PAC $351,674.14
44 Illinois State Medical Society PAC $337,677.42
45 Community BANCPAC $316,125.12
46 Illinois Bankers' PAC $312,775.48
47 Building Owners and Managers Assn PAC $305,185.63
48 Planned Parenthood Illinois Action PAC $301,525.70
49 Illinois Road Builders PAC $298,724.13
50 Intl Union of Operating Eng Local 150 State County & Local Area PAC $295,483.09