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Top Contested Races for Illinois General Assembly

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Chamber District Total Candidates Total Funds in Race
House 82nd 2 $5,202,924.26
House 20th 2 $3,969,796.13
Senate 46th 2 $3,916,484.34
House 111th 2 $3,909,235.03
House 45th 2 $3,223,288.59
House 41st 2 $3,113,433.83
House 97th 2 $3,071,565.10
Senate 25th 2 $2,926,367.88
House 65th 2 $2,878,521.84
House 66th 2 $2,731,147.22

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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 $13,507,855.15
Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $6,893,424.92
Democratic Party of Illinois $3,919,204.68
Democratic Majority $2,900,605.98
ISDF $1,370,957.01
JB for Governor $404,933.96
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Brady for Senate Inc $824,086.46
Citizens for Durkin $316,654.60
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $221,532.09
House Republican Organization $38,211.24
Illinois Republican Party $31,157.07


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Democratic Majority $2.00M Democratic Party of Illinois
Democratic Party of Illinois - Federal $1.00M Democratic Majority
Democratic Party of Illinois - NonFederal Account $1.00M Democratic Majority
Midwest Operating Engineers Construction Industry Research and Service $470.16K Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC
Service Employees International Union (COPE) $194.69K SEIU Local 73 Bi-Partisan PAC
Midwest Region Organizing Committee (Member Dues) $57.20K Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee
Henry Shatkin $40.00K Malter for Good Government
Rosemont Voters League $30.00K Brad Stephens for State Representative
Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters $25.00K The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch
Teamsters Volunteers in Politics $25.00K The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch

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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 Democratic Party of Illinois +$2,005,000.00
2 Democratic Majority +$2,000,000.00
3 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE +$605,608.44
4 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$470,159.09
5 Citizens for Giannoulias +$368,550.00
6 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee +$296,277.94
7 The People for Emanuel "Chris" Welch +$283,000.00
8 SEIU Local 73 Bi-Partisan PAC +$194,692.84
9 American Federation of Teachers Local 604 COPE +$90,011.80
10 Community BANCPAC +$82,900.00

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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 Friends of Michael J Madigan $13,507,855.15
2 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $6,893,424.92
3 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $6,672,786.58
4 Democratic Party of Illinois $3,919,204.68
5 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $3,333,851.05
6 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $2,908,852.06
7 Democratic Majority $2,900,605.98
8 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,558,752.26
9 Citizens for Lisa Madigan $2,078,459.20
10 REALTORS® Political Action Committee $2,068,473.33

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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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