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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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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 Don Harmon for State Senate $13,219,828.69
People for Emanuel Chris Welch $8,013,894.07
JB for Governor $7,680,301.79
ISDF $2,504,663.58
Democratic Party of Illinois $1,412,010.45
Democrats for the Illinois House $1,330,310.96
Republican State Party Committees
Committee Name Cash on Hand
Friends of John Curran $1,504,560.74
Illinois Republican Party $701,224.18
McCombie for Illinois $400,800.02
House Republican Organization $303,731.18
Republican State Senate Campaign Committee $28,380.52


Recent Political Donations

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

Donor Amount Recipient
Midwest Operating Engineers Construction Industry Research and Service $616.57K Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC
Chicago Teachers Union, IFT Local 1, dues $93.41K Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE
Matthew Pritzker $50.00K Eileen O'Neill Burke for State's Attorney
Carpentry Advancement PAC $50.00K Joyce for Senate
AFT Local 604, dues $36.70K Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE
Health Care Council of Illinois $30.25K Health Care Council of IL PAC
UFCW Local 1546 $27.40K United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1546 Political Action Fund
Teamsters Volunteers In Politics $25.00K Democratic Party of Illinois
Globetrotters Engineering Corporation $25.00K Democratic Party of Illinois
Jil Tracy for State Senate $25.00K Senate Republican 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 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC +$616,571.49
2 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers PAC +$522,255.34
3 Friends of Don Harmon for State Senate +$488,500.00
4 People for Emanuel Chris Welch +$372,000.00
5 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE +$253,862.00
6 Democratic Party of Illinois +$224,000.00
7 McCombie for Illinois +$213,041.02
8 Affordable Assisted Living Coalition PAC +$171,115.50
9 Senate Republican Victory Fund +$130,000.00
10 Friends of Napoleon Harris +$76,200.00

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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 Don Harmon for State Senate $13,219,828.69
2 Carpentry Advancement Political Action $8,116,232.63
3 People for Emanuel Chris Welch $8,013,894.07
4 JB for Governor $7,680,301.79
5 Friends of Michael J Madigan $6,278,614.34
6 Laborers' Political League - Great Lakes Region $5,709,676.46
7 Illinois PAC for Education (IPACE) $2,916,495.47
8 13th Ward Democratic Org $2,689,179.37
9 Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE $2,635,478.27
10 Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC $2,508,805.49

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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.