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Top Contested Races for Illinois General Assembly

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Chamber District Total Candidates Total Funds in Race
House 82nd 2 $3,671,680.88
House 20th 2 $1,679,699.81
Senate 46th 2 $1,633,377.74
House 111th 2 $1,498,989.80
House 41st 2 $1,497,932.04
House 113th 3 $1,415,200.29
House 49th 2 $1,394,000.75
House 45th 2 $1,312,365.24
House 97th 2 $1,307,819.19
House 66th 2 $1,166,714.92

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Party Funds in Illinois

Funds available for top Democratic and Republican political parties in Illinois, updated daily

Democratic State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Friends of Michael J Madigan $14,776,569.24
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $6,157,552.86
Democratic Majority $4,504,413.48
Democratic Party of Illinois $4,069,432.63
ISDF $1,830,833.56
JB for Governor $1,244,615.88
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Citizens for Durkin $2,679,415.63
Illinois Republican Party $2,127,112.40
Brady for Senate Inc $1,538,342.33
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $1,147,514.88
House Republican Organization $871,500.44


Recent Political Donations

Top donations to Illinois political committees in the last 7 days, updated daily

Donor Amount Recipient
LIUNA Chicago Laborers' District Council PAC $325.00K Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $250.00K Illinois Democratic Heartland Committee
Citizens for Durkin $250.00K Illinois Republican Party
Citizens for Dan Patlak $225.00K Illinois Republican Party
Illinois AFL-CIO (member dues) $150.00K Illinois AFL-CIO COPE
ISDF $125.00K Democratic Party of Illinois
Illinois Democratic Heartland Committee $115.00K Friends of Dave Koehler
Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters PAC $100.00K Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate
Brady for Senate Inc. $100.00K Republican State Senate Campaign Committee
Citizens for Durkin $100.00K Illinois Republican Party

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Top Earners last 30 days, updated daily

Political committees operate by receiving donations, transfers and loans from people, organizations, and other committees. Here's who's raised the most money in the last month.

Rank Committee New funds
1 Coalition To Stop The Proposed Tax Hike Amendment +$20,360,500.00
2 Illinois Republican Party +$1,475,000.00
3 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$1,141,900.00
4 Friends of Diane Pappas +$889,483.87
5 Friends of Maura Hirschauer +$870,082.32
6 Kilbride for Supreme Court Judge Committee +$867,350.00
7 SEIU Illinois Council PAC +$750,000.00
8 Friends to Elect Harry Benton +$701,670.45
9 Citizens For Suzanne Ness +$696,678.11
10 Friends of Janet Yang Rohr +$667,419.29

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Top Political Committees highest current funds, updated daily

Political committees must report their current funds, along with donations and expenditures every quarter. Here's the committees that have the most investments and cash on hand.

Rank Committee Current funds
1 Vote Yes For Fairness $55,295,643.95
2 Coalition To Stop The Proposed Tax Hike Amendment $21,095,500.00
3 Friends of Michael J Madigan $14,776,569.24
4 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $7,497,224.05
5 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $6,157,552.86
6 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $4,761,490.13
7 Democratic Majority $4,504,413.48
8 Democratic Party of Illinois $4,069,432.63
9 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $2,718,828.62
10 Citizens for Durkin $2,679,415.63

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Tracking Political Donations by month and year

The chart below shows political donations since 1994. Hover over a month to see total donations and transfers during that time period. To see total donations and transfers by year, decrease the size of your browser window until you see dark green bars.




About

Illinois Sunshine is a tool by Reform for Illinois for browsing political contributions in the state of Illinois.

The data comes from the Illinois State Board of Elections, which has been collecting this data electronically since 1994. We built Illinois Sunshine to give journalists, activists and citizens better access to and documentation for this data.

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