Committees

Ballot Initiative Committees

A ballot initiative is created by a petition signed by a minimum number of registered voters to bring about a public vote on a proposed statute or constitutional amendment. A group in support or opposition of this type of public policy is considered to be a ballot initiative committee. These committees are not subject to contributions limits.

Rank Committee Funds
1 REALTORS® in Opposition to Home Rule $73,225.80
2 Advance 300 $45,027.98
3 Committee to Support D65 Referendum $36,087.27
4 REALTORS® in Support of Local Sales Tax & Property Tax Relief $20,806.35
5 YES for Public Safety & Schools in St Clair County $20,250.00
6 REALTORS® in Opposition to Real Estate Transfer Tax $14,866.35
7 Friends of the Forest Preserves $10,546.01
8 Citizens for Education-Vote Yes to Support $9,381.45
9 Illinois Good Government Project $8,934.67
10 Committee to Save District 7 Schools in Support of $8,771.44
11 Citizens for Madison County Schools $8,591.32
12 Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits $8,018.54
13 Concerned Citizens for Education $6,594.38
14 Citizens to Support the Limiting Rate Referendum for $5,636.10
15 Friends of Indian Trails Library District $5,296.63
16 Better Schools Brighter Future Referendum Committee $5,032.89
17 1 Cent Makes Sense Committee $4,985.60
18 Committee to Support Oak Park Schools Referendum $4,556.73
19 Citizens for Lee County Schools $4,118.37
20 Crystal Lake Library YES Committee $3,922.35
21 Illinois Forum $3,679.68
22 Citizens for Rebuilding Rockford $3,653.56
23 One Cent Means We All Win- $3,535.06
24 Citizens for D 95 $3,525.00
25 Citizens Against Eliminating McLean County's Independent Auditor $3,108.00
26 Citizens for the Geneva Library $3,079.51
27 Secure Services for Seniors $2,931.05
28 Friends of the Schools - Yes For Wheaton $2,809.46
29 Friends of Highland Parks & Beaches $2,064.79
30 Growing Communities Helping Students $1,950.84
31 Let Forest Park Vote on Video Gaming $1,882.83
32 Friends of Kankakee County Schools $1,847.93
33 Residents Championing Our New Library $1,306.82
34 Champaign County Citizens Allied for Residents' $1,298.82
35 Vote Yes Villa Park Library Committee $1,253.82
36 Citizens for Competitive Electricity $1,236.69
37 Effingham County United for Schools $1,203.07
38 Plainfield Library's Next Chapter $1,153.01
39 Kirby School Dist 140 Referendum Committee $1,137.05
40 Vote Yes for Freeport $1,022.19
41 Education First Committee $928.01
42 Friends of Lee County Referendum $844.55
43 Citizens for a Safer Boone County $832.45
44 Friends of Hononegah Community High School $830.40
45 Yes to Fox River Valley Libraries $804.60
46 Take Charge Chicago Comm. for Mayoral Term Limits & Elected Cons. Adv. $756.30
47 Committee to Oppose D86 Referendum $732.66
48 1 Cent for Children of LaSalle County Schools $682.52
49 Vote Yes for Public Safety $658.24
50 The Committee for Municipal Electricity Choice $641.05