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 $5,233,320.87
2 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $3,293,542.29
3 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $2,367,450.72
4 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE $1,809,505.09
5 The Burnham Committee $1,792,153.22
6 REALTORS® Political Action Committee $1,645,479.35
7 Dignity CA SEIU - United Long Term Care Workers Local 6434 $1,500,529.09
8 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC $1,162,360.78
9 Personal PAC Inc $1,053,462.81
10 Stand for Children IL PAC $976,544.37
11 The Pipe Fitters' Assn, Local 597 PAC $969,712.24
12 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $962,156.12
13 AFSCME Illinois Council 31 PAC $928,600.66
14 Finishing Trades of Chicago Corp PAC $922,723.65
15 Service Employees Internantional Union United Healthcare Workers West $902,291.14
16 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee $794,986.69
17 Illinois Pipe Trades PEF $755,992.14
18 Carpenters Helping in the Political Process (CHIPP) $741,972.85
19 Illinois Hotel & Motel Pac (IHMPAC) $608,781.91
20 Service Employees International Union 1000 Candidates PAC $591,078.91
21 UAW Illinois PAC $564,425.46
22 People for Natarus $524,532.32
23 Illinois CPA's for Political Action $516,768.97
24 Cable Television & Communication Assn PAC $469,054.78
25 Dent-IL-PAC, the Political Action Comm of the IL State Dental Society $424,080.39
26 Service Employees International Union Local 721 CTW $418,761.47
27 Associated Fire Fighters of IL PAC $412,312.52
28 AT&T Illinois Employee PAC $410,404.67
29 IBEW Local Union 134 State & Municipal PAC $401,349.92
30 IUOE Local 399 Political Education Fund $393,036.16
31 Illinois Hospital Assn PAC (IHA PAC) $392,948.39
32 UFCW Local 881 PAC $387,428.55
33 Credit Union Political Action Council CUPAC IL $383,724.11
34 Chicago Teachers Union PAC (Illinois Federation of Teachers) $376,082.79
35 Illinois State Medical Society PAC $345,237.48
36 Illinois Health Care Assn PAC $342,778.05
37 Associated Beer Distributors of IL PAC $337,223.66
38 Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC $330,800.58
39 Property Casualty Insurers Assn of America Political Account $325,032.04
40 Ameren IL PAC $287,507.09
41 Downstate Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $283,545.88
42 SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana PAC $277,829.94
43 Community BANCPAC $273,834.05
44 Illinois Bankpac $267,084.07
45 Intl Union of Operating Eng Local 150 State County & Local Area PAC $265,086.07
46 Illinois Gaming Machine Operators Assn $263,265.28
47 North Central IL Laborers Council PAC $262,506.18
48 Sprinkler Fitters Local 281, UA Political Education Fund $253,845.31
49 Teamsters' Volunteers in Politics $249,627.46
50 Building Owners and Managers Assn PAC $245,840.07