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 $7,434,767.09
2 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $2,647,715.20
3 The Burnham Committee $1,870,976.80
4 REALTORS® Political Action Committee $1,864,393.36
5 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE $1,738,461.73
6 Personal PAC Inc $1,578,433.87
7 Dignity CA SEIU - United Long Term Care Workers Local 6434 $1,500,529.09
8 Carpenters Helping in the Political Process (CHIPP) $1,493,733.59
9 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $1,391,454.87
10 Finishing Trades of Chicago Corp PAC $1,106,916.63
11 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $998,089.62
12 Service Employees Internantional Union United Healthcare Workers West $902,291.14
13 Stand for Children IL PAC $843,115.25
14 IUOE Local 399 Political Education Fund $751,378.38
15 The Pipe Fitters' Assn, Local 597 PAC $736,043.30
16 Illinois CPA's for Political Action $596,444.87
17 Service Employees International Union 1000 Candidates PAC $591,078.91
18 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee $568,054.09
19 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC $561,160.22
20 IBEW Local Union 134 State & Municipal PAC $560,627.79
21 American Property Casualty Insurance Assoc. Pol. Acct. $556,053.04
22 Illinois Pipe Trades PEF $539,816.30
23 People for Natarus $524,532.32
24 UAW Illinois PAC $523,442.22
25 Administrative District Council 1 of IL $477,377.05
26 Illinois Hotel & Motel Pac (IHMPAC) $463,334.15
27 Cable Television & Communication Assn PAC $462,950.00
28 Chicago Teachers Union PAC (Illinois Federation of Teachers) $430,644.91
29 Service Employees International Union Local 721 CTW $418,761.47
30 Associated Fire Fighters of IL PAC $402,807.91
31 Ameren IL PAC $391,517.94
32 Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters $388,001.93
33 Credit Union Political Action Council (CUPAC) IL $377,455.40
34 Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn PAC $377,254.99
35 North Central IL Laborers Council PAC $367,793.95
36 AT&T Illinois Employee PAC $367,103.47
37 Dent-IL-PAC, the Political Action Comm of the IL State Dental Society $359,412.08
38 Illinois Democratic County Chairs' Assn $358,277.03
39 Illinois Health Care Assn PAC $352,215.01
40 Teamsters Local Union No.731 PAC $351,135.89
41 Community BANCPAC $329,052.02
42 Cicero Voters Alliance (The Larry Dominick Team) $321,134.93
43 Building Owners and Managers Assn PAC $288,132.83
44 Illinois Hospital Assn PAC (IHA PAC) $285,031.59
45 Local 157 PAC Fund $280,701.57
46 Alliance of Illinois Taxpayers NFP $269,458.56
47 Illinois Bankers' PAC $264,306.72
48 Illinois Optometric Assn PAC $261,596.50
49 INCS Action PAC $261,288.71
50 Illinois State Medical Society PAC $257,456.76