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Top Contested Races for Illinois General Assembly

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Chamber District Total Candidates Candidates Total Funds in Race
House 82nd 2 Jim Durkin (i), Tom Chlystek $3,455,543.84
Senate 48th 2 Andy Manar (i), Seth McMillan $3,340,118.59
Senate 23rd 2 Thomas Cullerton (i), Seth Lewis $2,409,250.95
Senate 36th 2 Neil Anderson (i), Gregg Johnson $2,161,617.86
Senate 29th 2 Julie A. Morrison (i), Barrett Davie $1,776,665.88
Senate 21st 2 Michael G. Connelly (i), Laura Ellman $1,514,845.96
House 113th 2 Jay Hoffman (i), Doug Jameson $1,378,105.81
Senate 24th 2 Chris Nybo (i), Suzanne "Suzy" Glowiak $1,334,298.36
House 93rd 2 Norine K. Hammond (i), John Curtis $1,328,055.88
House 118th 2 Natalie Phelps Finnie, Patrick Windhorst $1,288,115.34


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
Democratic Majority $7,356,846.26
Democratic Party of Illinois $6,093,312.98
Friends of Michael J Madigan $5,772,909.25
Senate Democratic Victory Fund $4,293,073.72
Citizens for John Cullerton for State Senate $1,099,057.12
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Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Citizens for Rauner, Inc $33,623,492.79
House Republican Organization $6,327,627.46
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $2,211,583.40
Illinois Republican Party $1,790,793.28
Brady for Senate Inc $1,082,035.95
Citizens for Durkin $704,995.14


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $1.50M Friends of Michael J Madigan
RSSCC $1.21M Friends for Seth McMillan
Alpine Bank $900.00K Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC
AFSCME Illinois Political Account (membership dues) $850.00K AFSCME Illinois Council 31 PAC
AFSCME Illinois Political Account (membership dues) $750.00K AFSCME Illinois Council 31 PAC
Citizens for John Cullerton $300.00K Illinois Democratic Heartland Committee
John Cullerton for State Central Committeeman $300.00K Illinois Democratic Heartland Committee
Willie Wilson $200.00K Willie Wilson for Mayor
Kenneth Griffin $200.00K Citizens For Erika Harold
Citizens for John Cullerton $150.00K Senate Democratic Victory Fund

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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 Friends of Michael J Madigan +$3,247,500.00
2 AFSCME Illinois Council 31 PAC +$1,850,000.00
3 Senate Democratic Victory Fund +$1,784,325.00
4 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$1,523,376.60
5 Democratic Majority +$1,414,945.00
6 Friends for Seth McMillan +$1,219,532.95
7 Raoul for Illinois +$1,077,900.64
8 Rock Island County Democratic Central Cmte +$1,064,732.00
9 Illinois Democratic Heartland Committee +$799,900.00
10 Gregg Johnson for State Senate +$772,573.06

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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 JB for Governor $39,680,860.96
2 Citizens for Rauner, Inc $33,623,492.79
3 Chicago for Rahm Emanuel $8,336,211.03
4 Democratic Majority $7,356,846.26
5 House Republican Organization $6,327,627.46
6 Democratic Party of Illinois $6,093,312.98
7 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $6,076,373.02
8 Friends of Michael J Madigan $5,772,909.25
9 Liberty Principles PAC $5,504,860.66
10 Senate Democratic Victory Fund $4,293,073.72

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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.




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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.

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