Chicago Campaign Cash


Candidate figures are sums of all contributions reported to the Illinois State Board of Elections, and scraped by Illinois Election Money. Go to their site to learn more about what is reported to the state.

Click the name of a candidate to see each contribution to their campaign committees (some candidates have more than one). Some candidates either don't have committees or haven't raised enough to trigger state reporting requirements.

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

Contributions since last election include all donation since Feb. 22, 2011. All contributions include all donations on the State Board of Elections website, complete since 2000.

= Incumbent




Top donors: Individuals or organizations that have contributed the most to a candidate.

Top employers: Sums individual donations grouped by employer reported by the individual.

Rahm Emanuel

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

Robert Fioretti

Top donors

Orum & Roth LLC: $138,625.00

J.R. Davis: $69,000.00

Going Places LLC: $26,000.00

David P. Gaughan: $25,500.00

Leadership 2011 PAC: $22,195.88

Top employers

Davis Bancorp: $57,500.00

Law Offices of David Gaughan: $25,000.00

Chicago Building Consulting Services Inc,: $14,000.00

Chicago Cultural Mile: $11,500.00

Billy Goat Tavern: $11,000.00

Jesus "Chuy" Garcia

Top donors

SEIU Illinois Council PAC: $1,236,715.85

SEIU Healthcare IL IN PAC HCII PAC: $1,218,527.80

American Federation of Teachers/COPE: $1,110,692.54

Chicago Teachers Union-PAC: $571,972.21

Service Employees Local No.1 Political Education Committee: $237,611.66

Top employers

Retired: $58,010.00

Self-employed: $50,500.00

Kubasiak, Fylstra, Thrope & Rotunno: $29,900.00

Homemaker: $26,500.00 $22,765.00

William "Dock" Walls

Top donors

William Walls: $45,000.00

Leak & Sons Funeral Home: $1,000.00

Top employers

American Shirt Company: $45,000.00

Willie Wilson

Top donors

Willie Wilson: $2,045,000.00

Omar Medical Supply, Inc: $10,000.00

Omni International Corp: $10,000.00

Reginald Webb: $6,250.00

Larry Tripplett: $6,250.00

Top employers

Omar Medical Supplies: $2,045,000.00

Retired: $6,423.47

PG Parish Foods: $6,250.00

McDonalds: $6,250.00

Burrell Advertising: $5,000.00