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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 $6,600,528.76
House 20th 2 $4,202,446.79
Senate 46th 2 $4,116,830.66
House 111th 2 $3,966,742.10
House 41st 2 $3,433,839.05
House 37th 2 $3,418,204.77
House 45th 2 $3,274,713.89
House 97th 2 $3,128,346.11
Senate 25th 2 $3,079,838.26
House 66th 2 $3,016,519.30

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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
JB for Governor $104,729,165.81
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $12,661,805.34
The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $7,670,645.84
Democrats for the Illinois House $4,623,230.66
ISDF $3,215,504.71
Democratic Party of Illinois $2,830,002.85
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Elect Dan McConchie $1,518,071.43
Citizens for Durkin $1,238,659.96
Illinois Republican Party $318,041.63
House Republican Organization $246,819.33
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $147,560.44


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
JB Pritzker $90.00M JB for Governor
Midwest Operating Engineers Construction Industry Research and Service $409.56K Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC
RPAC (Aggregated Dues) $84.16K MORePAC-Main Street PAC of RPAC IL
Nancy Rotering $70.00K Nancy Rotering for Justice
Kavita Athanikar $70.00K Citizens to Elect Judge Kavita Athanikar
LiUNA Chicago Laborers' District Council PAC $59.90K Proviso Township Democratic Organization
Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $59.40K Proviso Township Democratic Organization
Andrew Chesney $50.00K Chesney for Illinois
Richard Colburn $50.00K Sullivan for Illinois NFP
RPAC (Aggregated Dues) $32.84K Chicago Assn of Realtors PAC (CARPAC)

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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 JB for Governor +$90,000,000.00
2 Illinois Federation of Public Employees PAC Local 4408 +$7,254,508.00
3 Democrats for the Illinois House +$2,089,900.00
4 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$1,914,983.00
5 The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch +$1,597,271.35
6 ISDF +$1,066,000.00
7 Ozinga for Illinois +$1,016,750.00
8 Citizens for Stephen A Swedlow +$500,000.00
9 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC +$495,568.40
10 Cook County Democratic Party +$480,561.70

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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 JB for Governor $104,729,165.81
2 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $12,661,805.34
3 Friends of Michael J Madigan $10,512,898.49
4 Sullivan for Illinois NFP $10,374,884.60
5 The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch $7,670,645.84
6 Illinois Federation of Public Employees PAC Local 4408 $7,290,211.82
7 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $7,257,143.71
8 Democrats for the Illinois House $4,623,230.66
9 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $4,144,724.25
10 Citizens for Giannoulias $4,073,316.19

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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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