Keep an eye on money in Illinois politics
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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.
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Top donations to Illinois political committees in the last 7 days, updated daily.
|Citizens for Durkin||$100.00K||House Republican Organization|
|National UAW Community Action Program||$48.90K||Friends for Marty Moylan for State Representative|
|Friends of Jason Barickman||$25.00K||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee|
|Friends of Sue Rezin||$24.00K||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee|
|Burnett Chapter of CUs||$21.60K||Credit Union Political Action Council CUPAC IL|
|Citizens for Pamela J. Althoff||$20.00K||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee|
|Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE||$17.53K||American Federation of Teachers Local 604 COPE|
|Illinois AFL-CIO||$15.46K||Chicago Federation of Labor & Industrial Union Council PAC|
|AFSCME Council 31 Political Action Committee||$12.70K||Illinois AFL-CIO COPE|
|House Republican Organization||$12.48K||Citizens for Hammond|
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||Senate Democratic Victory Fund||+$404,200.00|
|2||Democratic Party of Illinois||+$360,377.00|
|3||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee||+$263,559.74|
|5||Citizens for Durkin||+$247,150.00|
|6||Friends of Edward M Burke||+$245,800.00|
|7||Citizens for Christine Radogno||+$222,950.00|
|8||Citizens for John Cullerton for State Senate||+$206,650.00|
|9||House Republican Organization||+$186,204.50|
|10||Citizens for Beiser||+$150,407.27|
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 Durkin||$18,715,138.24|
|2||House Republican Organization||$16,159,786.75|
|3||Illinois Republican Party||$9,075,058.21|
|4||Citizens for Leslie Munger||$8,041,646.47|
|5||Democratic Party of Illinois||$6,919,290.96|
|6||Senate Democratic Victory Fund||$5,144,430.54|
|7||Citizens for Rauner, Inc||$5,049,723.32|
|8||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee||$4,526,224.58|
|10||Liberty Principles PAC||$4,194,079.55|
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.