Keep an eye on money in Illinois politics
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Contested races for the Illinois General Assembly and Illinois Comptroller with the highest available funds and most Super PAC spending. Click on a row to see individual races.
|District||Branch||Candidates||Total Money in Race|
|114||House||LaToya N Greenwood (D)||Bob Romanik (R)||$2,069,865.05|
|0||Comptroller||Leslie Munger (R) *INCUMBENT||Susana Mendoza (D)||$1,669,212.14|
|20||House||Michael P McAuliffe (R) *INCUMBENT||Merry Marwig (D)||$1,058,396.74|
|59||Senate||Gary F Forby (D) *INCUMBENT||Dale Fowler (R)||$1,024,951.13|
|79||House||Katherine"Kate" Cloonen (D) *INCUMBENT||Lindsay Parkhurst (R)||$919,842.51|
|117||House||John Bradley (D) *INCUMBENT||Dave Severin (R)||Scott Schluter (Libertarian)||Robert "Bobby" Harner (The Tea Party)||$889,962.31|
|31||Senate||Melinda Bush (D) *INCUMBENT||Michael Amrozowicz (R)||$888,485.68|
|23||Senate||Thomas Cullerton (D) *INCUMBENT||Seth Lewis (R)||$846,823.27|
|111||House||Daniel V Beiser (D) *INCUMBENT||Michael Babcock (R)||$844,078.63|
|71||House||Mike Smiddy (D) *INCUMBENT||Tony McCombie (R)||$843,325.81|
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.
Top donations to Illinois political committees in the last 7 days, updated daily.
|Citizens for Rauner, Inc.||$5.00M||Illinois Republican Party|
|Illinois Republican Party||$2.50M||House Republican Organization|
|Illinois Republican Party||$500.00K||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee|
|IBEW Local Union 15 (Dues Check-Off)||$183.92K||International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC|
|House Republican Organization||$133.54K||Citizens for Michael P McAuliffe|
|AFSCME Illinois Political Account (membership dues)||$100.00K||AFSCME Illinois Council 31 PAC|
|House Republican Organization||$98.93K||Friends for Rod Drobinski|
|Midwest Region Organizing Committee||$94.28K||Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee|
|RSSCC||$83.07K||Citizens for Seth Lewis|
|RSSCC||$82.80K||Friends for Mike Amrozowicz|
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||Illinois Republican Party||+$10,005,000.00|
|2||House Republican Organization||+$5,583,500.00|
|3||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee||+$1,733,100.00|
|4||Citizens for Michael P McAuliffe||+$881,561.73|
|5||Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE||+$702,049.07|
|6||Citizens to Protect Transportation Funding||+$487,000.00|
|7||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC||+$447,149.50|
|8||Friends for Mike Amrozowicz||+$364,249.96|
|9||Citizens for Seth Lewis||+$358,014.09|
|10||International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC||+$333,485.11|
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||$15,291,774.95|
|2||Illinois Republican Party||$13,067,327.80|
|3||House Republican Organization||$7,781,675.41|
|4||Liberty Principles PAC||$4,047,466.15|
|6||Democratic Party of Illinois||$2,647,733.04|
|7||Senate Democratic Victory Fund||$2,585,921.98|
|8||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC||$2,422,015.13|
|9||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee||$2,254,536.28|
|10||Laborers' Political Action and Education League||$2,229,666.33|
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.