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Funds raised and spent in the 2018 Race for Illinois Governor.
|Candidate||Total Funds Raised|
|Bruce V Rauner (R) *Incumbent||$71,618,557.34|
|JB Pritzker (D)||$21,200,634.95|
|Daniel Biss (D)||$2,815,857.98|
|Chris Kennedy (D)||$2,487,224.04|
|Ameya Pawar (D)||$446,561.90|
|Scott R Drury (D)||$354,554.16|
|Robert A Daiber (D)||$79,487.42|
|Alexander Paterakis (D)||$5,000.00|
|Tio Hardiman (D)||$0.00|
Top donations to Illinois political committees in the last 7 days, updated daily.
|Gail Waller||$75.00K||Biss for Illinois|
|Robert Wilbrandt||$45.00K||Committee to Elect Robert Wilbrandt, Jr. Circuit Judge|
|Arroyo Open PAC||$35.00K||Citizens for Luis Arroyo Jr|
|Rachel Hayman||$10.00K||Biss for Illinois|
|Home Run Inn||$10.00K||Zalewski for State Representative|
|Jodi Block||$10.00K||Personal PAC Inc|
|Edward M Marx Foundation||$10.00K||39th Ward PAC-Randy Barnette Chairperson|
|Susan Bishop||$10.00K||Committee to Elect Judge Christen L Bishop|
|University Prof. of Ill., Local 4100, dues||$9.80K||Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE|
|Southern IL Laborers & Employers H&W (Member Dues)||$8.24K||Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee|
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
|1||JB for Governor||+$7,000,000.00|
|2||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC||+$453,537.49|
|3||Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee||+$207,193.24|
|4||Cicero Voters Alliance (The Larry Dominick Team)||+$136,873.00|
|5||Citizens for Mazzochi||+$125,000.00|
|6||Biss for Illinois||+$121,500.00|
|7||Citizens for Lou Lang||+$94,450.00|
|8||Brady for Senate Inc||+$92,500.00|
|9||Citizens for John Cullerton for State Senate||+$84,681.53|
|10||Senate Democratic Victory Fund||+$80,400.00|
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.
|1||Citizens for Rauner, Inc||$67,732,677.05|
|2||JB for Governor||$11,874,467.68|
|3||Laborers' Political Action and Education League||$4,654,509.45|
|4||Democratic Party of Illinois||$2,786,563.46|
|5||Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE)||$2,667,093.07|
|6||Biss for Illinois||$2,473,670.17|
|7||Friends of Michael J Madigan||$2,398,543.11|
|8||Citizens for Lisa Madigan||$2,301,199.89|
|9||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC||$2,220,163.84|
|10||Friends of Edward M Burke||$2,189,616.65|
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.
Illinois Sunshine is a tool by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform 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.