Keep an eye on money in Illinois politics
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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.
|Christopher Kennedy||$250.10K||Kennedy for Illinois|
|SEIU Healthcare IL IN||$79.98K||SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana PAC|
|Charles Smith||$50.00K||Committee to Elect Charles "Chuck" Smith Judge|
|Committee to Support John Cullerton for State Central Committeeman||$40.00K||Senate Democratic Victory Fund|
|I.U.O.E. Local 399||$32.40K||Preckwinkle for President|
|Senate Democratic Victory Fund||$32.40K||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC|
|Iris Y. Martinez||$30.00K||Friends of Iris Y Martinez|
|Edward F. Heil||$25.00K||Economic Freedom Alliance|
|Committee to Elect JoAnn Reed for President||$22.12K||Centreville Township Citizens for Better Government|
|Citizens for Daniel J. McLaughlin||$20.00K||First Orland Party|
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||Kennedy for Illinois||+$395,800.00|
|2||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC||+$329,017.46|
|3||House Republican Organization||+$284,877.55|
|4||Illinois Federation of Teachers COPE||+$231,328.89|
|5||Illinois Association of REALTORS Fund||+$225,000.00|
|6||Citizens for Claar||+$224,985.77|
|7||Chicago for Rahm Emanuel||+$221,500.00|
|8||Illinois Republican Party||+$216,800.00|
|9||JB for Governor Exploratory Committee||+$200,000.00|
|10||Chicago & Northeast Illinois District Council||+$147,829.31|
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 Rauner, Inc||$50,851,485.51|
|2||Democratic Party of Illinois||$2,948,081.48|
|3||Friends of Michael J Madigan||$2,794,080.21|
|4||Laborers' Political Action and Education League||$2,494,147.83|
|5||Friends of Edward M Burke||$2,289,453.23|
|6||Citizens for Lisa Madigan||$2,261,741.03|
|7||Citizens for Beiser||$1,829,354.18|
|8||The Burnham Committee||$1,541,788.89|
|9||Health Care Council of IL PAC||$1,500,180.44|
|10||Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC||$1,484,245.72|
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.