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 Laborers' Political Action and Education League $4,654,509.45
2 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $2,707,036.24
3 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $2,667,093.07
4 The Burnham Committee $1,831,292.24
5 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE $1,628,502.30
6 REALTORS® Political Action Committee $1,506,756.65
7 Dignity CA SEIU - United Long Term Care Workers Local 6434 $1,500,529.09
8 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $1,081,124.93
9 Stand for Children IL PAC $967,789.51
10 Personal PAC Inc $938,353.86
11 Carpenters Helping in the Political Process (CHIPP) $904,646.85
12 Service Employees Internantional Union United Healthcare Workers West $902,291.14
13 The Pipe Fitters' Assn, Local 597 PAC $842,165.00
14 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee $752,392.70
15 Finishing Trades of Chicago Corp PAC $733,121.49
16 Illinois Pipe Trades PEF $715,488.15
17 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC $709,936.59
18 Illinois Hotel & Motel Pac (IHMPAC) $632,220.94
19 IUOE Local 399 Political Education Fund $597,462.20
20 Service Employees International Union 1000 Candidates PAC $591,078.91
21 Illinois CPA's for Political Action $587,968.97
22 UAW Illinois PAC $555,129.12
23 People for Natarus $524,532.32
24 Chicago Teachers Union PAC (Illinois Federation of Teachers) $506,353.81
25 Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC $493,604.99
26 Illinois State Medical Society PAC $446,968.35
27 Cable Television & Communication Assn PAC $446,103.62
28 Credit Union Political Action Council CUPAC IL $443,277.57
29 Dent-IL-PAC, the Political Action Comm of the IL State Dental Society $438,354.61
30 SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana PAC $432,634.94
31 Service Employees International Union Local 721 CTW $418,761.47
32 Associated Beer Distributors of IL PAC $417,825.22
33 Illinois Hospital Assn PAC (IHA PAC) $411,832.77
34 UFCW Local 881 PAC $387,784.55
35 AT&T Illinois Employee PAC $366,860.61
36 Associated Fire Fighters of IL PAC $334,949.22
37 Ameren IL PAC $332,301.15
38 Illinois Health Care Assn PAC $330,285.49
39 Illinois Bankpac $323,960.42
40 IBEW Local Union 134 State & Municipal PAC $312,053.32
41 Community BANCPAC $302,934.27
42 Illinois AFL-CIO COPE $295,093.57
43 Cicero Voters Alliance (The Larry Dominick Team) $284,229.83
44 North Central IL Laborers Council PAC $283,903.31
45 SEIU Illinois Council PAC $281,438.26
46 Illinois Gaming Machine Operators Assn $247,894.09
47 Sprinkler Fitters Local 281, UA Political Education Fund $246,626.81
48 Building Owners and Managers Assn PAC $244,921.57
49 Downstate Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $238,438.49
50 State Universities Annuitants Assn Action Committee or SUAACTION $232,781.20