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|
|0||Comptroller||Leslie Munger (R) *INCUMBENT||Susana Mendoza (D)||$8,514,571.80|
|111||House||Daniel V Beiser (D) *INCUMBENT||Michael Babcock (R)||$3,160,686.89|
|79||House||Katherine"Kate" Cloonen (D) *INCUMBENT||Lindsay Parkhurst (R)||$2,854,735.92|
|76||House||Andy Skoog (D) *INCUMBENT||Jerry L Long (R)||$2,482,731.05|
|49||Senate||Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D) *INCUMBENT||Michelle Smith (R)||$2,471,433.41|
|114||House||LaToya N Greenwood (D)||Bob Romanik (R)||$2,038,973.45|
|20||House||Michael P McAuliffe (R) *INCUMBENT||Merry Marwig (D)||$1,999,288.84|
|117||House||John Bradley (D) *INCUMBENT||Dave Severin (R)||$1,932,003.77|
|62||House||Sam Yingling (D) *INCUMBENT||Rod Drobinski (R)||$1,574,585.29|
|23||Senate||Thomas Cullerton (D) *INCUMBENT||Seth Lewis (R)||$1,430,498.07|
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.
|Bruce & Diana Rauner||$9.00M||Citizens for Durkin|
|Kenneth Griffin||$3.00M||Citizens for Durkin|
|Citizens for Durkin||$3.00M||Illinois Republican Party|
|Kenneth Griffin||$2.00M||Citizens for Leslie Munger|
|Illinois Republican Party||$1.50M||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee|
|Citizens for Rauner Inc||$1.00M||Citizens for Leslie Munger|
|House Republican Organization||$704.36K||Elect Jerry Long|
|House Republican Organization||$673.65K||Citizens for Parkhurst|
|Illinois REALTORS||$500.00K||Illinois Association of REALTORS Fund|
|Citizens for Durkin||$500.00K||House Republican Organization|
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||Citizens for Durkin||+$17,297,150.00|
|2||Illinois Republican Party||+$8,705,590.74|
|3||Citizens for Leslie Munger||+$8,161,000.00|
|4||House Republican Organization||+$6,863,513.60|
|5||Citizens for Rauner, Inc||+$5,005,340.56|
|6||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee||+$3,302,654.53|
|7||Democratic Party of Illinois||+$3,010,684.00|
|8||Senate Democratic Victory Fund||+$2,170,350.00|
|9||Friends of Michael J Madigan||+$1,811,195.50|
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||$18,214,338.19|
|2||Illinois Republican Party||$8,145,058.21|
|3||Citizens for Leslie Munger||$6,802,162.59|
|4||House Republican Organization||$6,337,891.51|
|5||Democratic Party of Illinois||$6,027,368.43|
|6||Citizens for Rauner, Inc||$4,975,378.03|
|7||Liberty Principles PAC||$3,879,079.55|
|9||Friends of Michael J Madigan||$3,215,982.38|
|10||Republican State Senate Campaign Committee||$3,113,414.84|
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.