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 $5,339,733.95
2 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $2,781,719.96
3 The Burnham Committee $1,876,265.66
4 REALTORS® Political Action Committee $1,793,627.03
5 Dignity CA SEIU - United Long Term Care Workers Local 6434 $1,500,529.09
6 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE $1,372,859.49
7 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $1,349,156.23
8 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $1,290,815.79
9 Finishing Trades of Chicago Corp PAC $1,061,651.73
10 Personal PAC Inc $1,043,469.66
11 Service Employees Internantional Union United Healthcare Workers West $902,291.14
12 Carpenters Helping in the Political Process (CHIPP) $863,419.44
13 Stand for Children IL PAC $849,173.91
14 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee $687,015.55
15 Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC $640,498.06
16 Service Employees International Union 1000 Candidates PAC $591,078.91
17 Illinois CPA's for Political Action $569,398.69
18 UAW Illinois PAC $528,427.95
19 People for Natarus $524,532.32
20 IUOE Local 399 Political Education Fund $489,268.03
21 Credit Union Political Action Council (CUPAC) IL $472,125.74
22 Illinois State Medical Society PAC $471,362.78
23 Illinois Hotel & Motel Pac (IHMPAC) $456,681.60
24 IBEW Local Union 134 State & Municipal PAC $439,873.58
25 Service Employees International Union Local 721 CTW $418,761.47
26 AT&T Illinois Employee PAC $404,627.29
27 Cable Television & Communication Assn PAC $400,865.44
28 Ameren IL PAC $395,905.29
29 Administrative District Council 1 of IL $393,791.38
30 Dent-IL-PAC, the Political Action Comm of the IL State Dental Society $378,872.73
31 Illinois Pipe Trades PEF $376,658.96
32 Illinois Hospital Assn PAC (IHA PAC) $375,140.22
33 The Pipe Fitters' Assn, Local 597 PAC $372,497.98
34 Community BANCPAC $369,532.53
35 Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters $354,921.09
36 Illinois Health Care Assn PAC $339,280.47
37 INCS Action PAC $305,878.19
38 Building Owners and Managers Assn PAC $294,206.33
39 Illinois Optometric Assn PAC $290,006.10
40 American Property Casualty Insurance Assoc. Pol. Acct. $288,385.04
41 Illinois Bankers' PAC $285,884.75
42 Teamsters Local Union No.731 PAC $282,086.89
43 Alliance of Illinois Taxpayers NFP $262,468.56
44 Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $262,406.95
45 Illinois Gaming Machine Operators Assn $256,193.23
46 Stephens Political Action Committee NFP $248,871.62
47 Associated Fire Fighters of IL PAC $245,347.02
48 Local 157 PAC Fund $240,911.20
49 American Federation of Teachers Local 604 COPE $236,563.83
50 SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana PAC $219,685.56