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 $2,141,926.96
4 The Burnham Committee $1,926,632.78
5 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $1,862,319.09
6 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE $1,726,334.17
7 Carpenters Helping in the Political Process (CHIPP) $1,711,546.10
8 Personal PAC Inc $1,569,775.60
9 Dignity CA SEIU - United Long Term Care Workers Local 6434 $1,500,529.09
10 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $1,309,255.21
11 Indian Prairie Education Assn PAC for Education $1,224,841.53
12 Finishing Trades of Chicago Corp PAC $1,216,009.22
13 Service Employees Internantional Union United Healthcare Workers West $902,291.14
14 Illinois Democratic Victory PAC $860,007.89
15 Stand for Children IL PAC $839,750.59
16 Illinois Pipe Trades PEF $746,086.76
17 IUOE Local 399 Political Education Fund $736,108.55
18 IBEW Local Union 134 State & Municipal PAC $728,246.86
19 Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC $715,627.53
20 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee $693,319.39
21 Illinois CPA's for Political Action $657,709.87
22 Credit Union Political Action Council (CUPAC) IL $625,457.38
23 Senate Democratic Leadership Fund $618,915.00
24 Service Employees International Union 1000 Candidates PAC $591,078.91
25 UAW Illinois PAC $575,989.77
26 Light PAC $570,319.31
27 SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana PAC $564,705.00
28 People for Natarus $524,532.32
29 Administrative District Council 1 of IL $522,200.26
30 Chicago Teachers Union PAC (Illinois Federation of Teachers) $512,856.16
31 Dent-IL-PAC, the Political Action Comm of the IL State Dental Society $512,006.87
32 The Pipe Fitters' Assn, Local 597 PAC $500,000.00
33 Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters $476,370.02
34 SEIU Local 73 Bi-Partisan PAC $462,542.01
35 Cable Television & Communication Assn PAC $452,424.29
36 American Property Casualty Insurance Assoc. Pol. Acct. $439,489.04
37 Illinois Hotel & Motel Pac (IHMPAC) $430,625.83
38 Service Employees International Union Local 721 CTW $418,761.47
39 Community BANCPAC $411,125.12
40 SEIU Illinois Council PAC $398,822.07
41 Associated Fire Fighters of IL PAC $396,008.91
42 Ameren IL PAC $395,032.29
43 Illinois Hospital Assn PAC (IHA PAC) $393,402.96
44 Teamsters Local Union No.731 PAC $387,495.89
45 Illinois Bankers' PAC $379,002.43
46 Illinois Health Care Assn PAC $369,974.74
47 Illinois State Medical Society PAC $361,677.42
48 AT&T Illinois Employee PAC $357,967.04
49 American Federation of Teachers Local 604 COPE $328,289.57
50 Building Owners and Managers Assn PAC $326,338.08