Chicago Campaign Cash

Rahm Emanuel | Mayor Incumbent

Listed are all the contributions for each committee associated with the candidate reported to the Illinois State Board of Elections, complete since 2000, and scraped by Illinois Election Money. Go to their site to learn more about what is reported to the state.

Sort by size of contribution, and see who’s writing the big checks. Sort by name of employer to see what companies and city agencies are giving a lot of money to certain candidates.

Names and figures are displayed as reported to the state. Some names may be incorrect or listed under multiple spellings.


Chicago for Rahm Emanuel: $37,688,513.07

Chicago Forward: $5,334,871.19

The Chicago Committee: $2,202,490.81


Top donors

Kenneth Griffin: $1,290,300.00

Friends Of Rahm Emanuel: $1,113,299.33

Michael Sacks: $875,000.00

Cari Sacks: $825,000.00

Michael J. Sacks: $715,800.00

Top employers

Self-Employed: $1,720,637.44

Grosvenor Capital Management: $1,559,673.49

Self: $1,116,589.70

Madison Dearborn Partners: $887,900.00

Citadel Investment Group: $865,500.00

All contributions

First name Last name (or org. title) Amount Date Received