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Top Contested Races for Illinois General Assembly

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Chamber District Total Candidates Total Funds in Race
House 12th 7 $2,014,443.94
Senate 1st 2 $1,846,024.98
House 16th 3 $1,265,855.45
House 77th 2 $996,507.92
Senate 37th 2 $870,378.86
House 48th 2 $867,724.86
Senate 10th 2 $829,424.53
House 111th 2 $798,601.69
Senate 40th 5 $788,832.94
House 37th 3 $716,200.27

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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 $13,618,614.59
Democratic Majority $4,103,256.45
Democratic Party of Illinois $2,528,144.40
Citizens for John Cullerton for State Senate $395,748.38
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Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Citizens for Durkin $1,499,283.63
Brady for Senate Inc $929,201.37
Citizens for Rauner, Inc $587,107.48
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $528,605.71
House Republican Organization $486,078.57
Illinois Republican Party $116,197.67


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
AFT Solidarity Fund, dues $219.91K Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE
Glenview State Bank Wire Fee $78.28K Goslin Campaign Comm
SMART Local 265 Defense Fund $43.28K Political Action Committee of Local 265
Midwest Region Organizing Committee (Member Dues) $40.42K Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee
AFT Local 604, dues $37.74K Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association PAC $25.00K ISDF
Lake County Fed. of Teachers, IFT Local 504, dues $19.60K Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE
West Suburban Teachers Union, IFT Local 571, dues $18.34K Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE
Deloitte Services LP $15.00K Illinois CPA's for Political Action
Citizens for Schimpf $15.00K Republican State Senate Campaign Committee

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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 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE +$637,178.56
2 Vote Yes for Fair Tax +$536,345.62
3 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$346,560.38
4 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC +$201,115.63
5 Illinois Laborers' Legislative Committee +$144,898.23
6 ISDF +$136,300.00
7 Manufacturers PAC (MPAC) +$128,250.00
8 Republican State Senate Campaign Committee +$86,000.00
9 Light PAC +$83,400.00
10 Goslin Campaign Comm +$79,121.54

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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 $13,618,614.59
2 LiUNA Chicago Laborers District Council $7,200,284.24
3 Vote Yes For Fairness $4,256,616.28
4 Democratic Majority $4,103,256.45
5 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $3,769,925.41
6 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate $3,601,899.91
7 Democratic Party of Illinois $2,528,144.40
8 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,295,891.71
9 Citizens for Lisa Madigan $2,101,055.95
10 REALTORS® Political Action Committee $1,980,077.88

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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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