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 $5,789,733.77
2 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $2,764,319.28
3 REALTORS® Political Action Committee $2,070,904.37
4 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE $1,948,476.98
5 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $1,755,701.33
6 The Burnham Committee $1,738,480.61
7 Dignity CA SEIU - United Long Term Care Workers Local 6434 $1,500,529.09
8 Health Care Council of IL PAC $1,396,462.24
9 Finishing Trades of Chicago Corp PAC $1,060,913.02
10 Personal PAC Inc $1,058,767.30
11 Stand for Children IL PAC $911,427.73
12 Service Employees Internantional Union United Healthcare Workers West $902,291.14
13 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC $764,576.77
14 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $686,964.71
15 Service Employees International Union 1000 Candidates PAC $591,078.91
16 UAW Illinois PAC $552,459.76
17 Illinois Hotel & Motel Pac (IHMPAC) $546,824.36
18 People for Natarus $524,532.32
19 Illinois CPA's for Political Action $521,938.97
20 Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC $487,525.07
21 Carpenters Helping in the Political Process (CHIPP) $474,603.04
22 Cable Television & Communication Assn PAC $465,835.04
23 IBEW Local Union 134 State & Municipal PAC $463,359.67
24 Credit Union Political Action Council CUPAC IL $438,460.09
25 Illinois Hospital Assn PAC (IHA PAC) $438,031.27
26 Chicago Teachers Union PAC (Illinois Federation of Teachers) $424,925.54
27 Illinois Pipe Trades PEF $419,412.81
28 Service Employees International Union Local 721 CTW $418,761.47
29 Dent-IL-PAC, the Political Action Comm of the IL State Dental Society $413,144.17
30 Associated Fire Fighters of IL PAC $404,927.09
31 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee $387,018.19
32 Associated Beer Distributors of IL PAC $384,905.83
33 AT&T Illinois Employee PAC $377,385.62
34 UFCW Local 881 PAC $362,713.55
35 Illinois Health Care Assn PAC $348,338.05
36 Downstate Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $330,999.77
37 Illinois State Medical Society PAC $329,737.72
38 Intl Union of Operating Eng Local 150 State County & Local Area PAC $322,389.64
39 IUOE Local 399 Political Education Fund $319,953.31
40 Ameren IL PAC $293,818.94
41 Teamsters' Volunteers in Politics $293,628.15
42 Sprinkler Fitters Local 281, UA Political Education Fund $284,135.54
43 Teamsters Local Union No.731 PAC $281,865.29
44 Illinois Gaming Machine Operators Assn $269,124.95
45 Illinois Democratic County Chairs' Assn $255,832.06
46 Illinois Bankpac $255,634.18
47 Illinois AFL-CIO COPE $251,315.68
48 INCS Action PAC $247,217.40
49 Building Owners and Managers Assn PAC $246,435.77
50 Community BANCPAC $245,972.97