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Top Contested Races for Illinois General Assembly

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Chamber District Total Candidates Total Funds in Race
House 12th 7 $2,055,443.94
Senate 1st 2 $1,848,024.98
House 16th 3 $1,273,230.21
House 77th 2 $997,507.92
Senate 37th 2 $891,028.86
House 48th 2 $869,974.86
Senate 10th 2 $834,424.53
Senate 40th 5 $811,292.94
House 111th 2 $810,601.69
House 37th 3 $774,000.27

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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 $13,962,990.11
Democratic Majority $4,394,056.45
Democratic Party of Illinois $2,548,144.40
Citizens for John Cullerton for State Senate $395,748.38
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Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Citizens for Durkin $2,253,636.03
Brady for Senate Inc $1,116,051.37
House Republican Organization $624,778.57
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $593,105.71
Citizens for Rauner, Inc $587,107.48
Illinois Republican Party $119,297.67


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Friends of Don Harmon $1.00M ISDF
Mac Neil Automotive Products Limited $57.80K Citizens for Bolingbrook PAC
ISDF $26.10K Citizens For Karina Villa
Argentum Silver PAC $25.00K Spirit-PAC
ISDF $21.40K Senator Patrick Joyce Election Committee
3000 South Dirksen LP $12.80K Illinois Democratic County Chairs' Assn
IL Transfer System/Shazam Network $12.50K Community BANCPAC
United States Department of the Treasury $12.45K Raoul for Illinois
Apartment Management Consultants LLC $11.60K Citizens for Bolingbrook PAC
Northwest Suburban Teachers Union, Local 1211, dues $11.53K Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE

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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 Vote Yes For Fairness +$51,500,000.00
2 Illinoisans for Independent Work +$1,200,000.00
3 JB for Governor +$1,200,000.00
4 ISDF +$1,021,000.00
5 Citizens for Durkin +$731,502.40
6 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$640,001.00
7 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$447,185.24
8 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE +$363,496.70
9 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region +$361,132.04
10 Friends of Michael J Madigan +$344,375.52

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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 $55,756,616.28
2 Friends of Michael J Madigan $13,962,990.11
3 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $7,200,284.24
4 Democratic Majority $4,394,056.45
5 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $4,256,900.91
6 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $3,769,925.41
7 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $2,718,828.62
8 Democratic Party of Illinois $2,548,144.40
9 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,297,391.71
10 Citizens for Durkin $2,253,636.03

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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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