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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|
Funds available for top Democratic and Republican political parties in Illinois, updated daily
|Democratic State Party Committees|
|Committee Name||Cash on Hand|
|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|
|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|
Top donations to Illinois political committees in the last 7 days, updated daily
|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|
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||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|
|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|
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||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|
|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|
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.
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.