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Advertising on Progress Illinois provides campaigns, interest groups, and retailers with unique access to an audience of Illinois progressives and political professionals.

We currently average over 45,000 pageviews per week. Our core audience is active and engaged, with over 80 percent reporting they contributed to a candidate during the 2008 election cycle.


Progress Illinois currently offers two advertising placements.

Leaderboard (500×90): Ads placed in this section will appear at the top of every page on the website.

Sidebar (260×260): Ads placed in this section will appear on the frontpage’s left sidebar. On article pages, they will appear between the Top Stories and Recent Content sidebars. This ad does not appear on the archive pages.


Advertisers have online access to impressions and click-through data and receive a summary at the completion of each week.


We accept JPG, PNG, and GIF files.


To receive our rate card or to learn more about our readers, please contact us at the following address: aricka (at)