Here's a breakdown from the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform on the features of its new database:
Search: Search for political committees, candidates, committee officers, donations, and expenditures all in one place.
Donations: Browse each of the $2.3 million individual donations, loans, transfers, or in-kind donations given to a political committees in Illinois.
Top earners: For those who like to keep tabs on the fundraising race, we keep track of the committees that received the most money in the last day, week, month and year.
Committees: Browse all the powerhouse Candidate, Independent Expenditure, Political Action, Political Party, and Ballot Initiative Committees in Illinois. You can also dive into their net funds over time, supported candidates, top donors, top expenses and all individual donations and expenditures.
About: To help understand how this information is reported and collected, we documented who has to report campaign spending, what gets reported, and how this information is disclosed.