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Melinda Bush

Melinda Bush's Campaign Finances

Full Name: Melinda Bush
Office: State Senate (IL) - District 31, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Andy; 1 Child: Chris
Home City: Grayslake, IL

Summary

In-State $802,379.00
Out-Of-State $2,700.00
Unknown State $38,348.00
Party Committee $513,833.00
Leadership Committee $11,200.00
Personal Funds $7,130.00
Individual Contributions $19,069.00
Unitemized $37,694.00
Public Funding $0.00
Non-Contribution $654.00
Institutions and Companies $253,847.00
Total Contributions 193
Total $843,428.00
Cycle: 2012
Data provided by FollowTheMoney.org

Top Sectors

Party $513,833.00
Labor $184,627.00
Ideology/Single Issue $52,307.00
Unitemized Contributions $37,694.00
Uncoded $19,983.00
Candidate Contributions $18,330.00
Lawyers & Lobbyists $6,750.00
Communications & Electronics $5,000.00
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate $3,000.00
Non-Contributions $654.00
Construction $500.00
Energy & Natural Resources $500.00
Health $250.00

Top Industries

Party Committees $513,833.00
Public Sector Unions $150,302.00
Abortion Policy $45,246.00
Unitemized Contributions $37,694.00
General Trade Unions $34,075.00
Uncoded $19,983.00
Candidate Committees $11,200.00
Lawyers & Lobbyists $6,750.00
TV & Movie Production/Distribution $5,000.00
Gay/Lesbian Rights & Issues $5,000.00
Candidate Self-finance $4,130.00
Democratic Officials, Candidates & Former Members $3,000.00
Real Estate $1,500.00
Pro-Environmental Policy $1,061.00
Miscellaneous Finance, Insurance & Real Estate $1,000.00
Other/Single Issue Groups $1,000.00
Non-Contribution $654.00
Construction Services $500.00
Railroads $500.00
Payday/Title Loans $500.00
Health Services $250.00
Transportation Unions $250.00

Top Contributors

ILLINOIS SENATE DEMOCRATIC FUND $322,208.00
ILLINOIS DEMOCRATIC PARTY $170,225.00
ILLINOIS PRO-CHOICE $44,246.00
AFSCME ILLINOIS COUNCIL 31 $44,000.00
ILLINOIS FEDERATION OF TEACHERS $37,643.00
LAKE COUNTY FEDERATION OF TEACHERS LOCAL 504 $35,859.00
ILLINOIS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION $30,000.00
ILLINOIS SENATE DEMOCRATIC VICTORY FUND $15,400.00
SEIU HEALTHCARE ILLINOIS INDIANA $7,425.00
EYCHANER, FRED $5,000.00
EQUALITY ILLINOIS $5,000.00
ILLINOIS PIPE TRADES $5,000.00
DEMOCRATIC COUNTY CHAIRMENS ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS $5,000.00
EDISON ELECTRIC $5,000.00
BUSH, MELINDA $4,130.00
ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL 150 $4,000.00
ILLINOIS AFL-CIO $3,500.00
HOOGLAND, KAY ANN $3,500.00
STEANS, HEATHER A $3,000.00
ILLINOIS LABORERS $2,500.00
FOOD & COMMERCIAL WORKERS LOCAL 881 $2,500.00
ROACH, MICHAEL & NANCY L $2,500.00
FRIENDS OF DON HARMON $2,500.00
ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL 15 $2,000.00
FRIENDS OF TERRY LINK $2,000.00
ILLINOIS TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION $2,000.00
CITIZENS FOR SUSAN GARRETT $1,500.00
PLUMBERS & PIPEFITTERS LOCAL 597 $1,500.00
NICKOLAS MEYER $1,140.00
MCGUE, CORINNE $1,119.00
SIERRA CLUB ILLINOIS CHAPTER $1,061.00
LAKE COUNTY BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL $1,050.00
CITIZENS FOR ELAINE NEKRITZ $1,000.00
SERVICE EMPLOYEES ILLINOIS STATE COUNCIL $1,000.00
CONSTRUCTION & GENERAL LABORERS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF CHICAGO & VICINITY $1,000.00
FRIENDS OF RITA MAYFIELD $1,000.00
STRONGER ILLINOIS CMTE $1,000.00
ATKINSON FOR CONGRESS $1,000.00
GARRETT CITIZENS FOR SUSAN $1,000.00
KOHL, ROBERT A $1,000.00
LAKE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN $1,000.00
LUND, STEVE $1,000.00
MCGUIREWOODS $1,000.00
FRIENDS OF KAREN MAY $1,000.00
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS $1,000.00
UNITED FOOD & COMMERCIAL WORKERS INTERNATIONAL UNION $1,000.00
PLUMBERS LOCAL 93 UA $1,000.00
EMILYS LIST $1,000.00
DAN KOWTOWSKI ILLINOIS STATE SENATE $1,000.00
STATE UNIVERSITIES ANNUITANTS ASSOCIATION $1,000.00
AON CORP $1,000.00
MCARTIN, DAVID $800.00
ILLINOIS LETTER CARRIERS $800.00
CENTRAL & WESTERN LAKE COUNTY DEMOCRATS $668.00
ALTER GROUP $500.00
DESCOTO $500.00
DUPAGE COUNTY BUILDINGS TRADES POLITICAL ACTION FD $500.00
CONLON PUBLIC STRATEGIES $500.00
ARCHITECTURAL & ORNAMENTAL IRONWORKERS LOCAL 63 $500.00
EGLSAER, CAROL $500.00
CARPENTERS LOCAL 250 $500.00
GRAND TRUNK WESTERN RAILROAD $500.00
KUEMMERLE, STEVE $500.00
TERRALINO LTD $355.00
SHEET METAL WORKERS INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION $350.00
PERILLO, MIKE $300.00
SMITH, GLENN & MAE $250.00
ILLINOIS SMALL LOAN ASSOCIATION $250.00
PLS FINANCIAL SERVICES $250.00
UNITED TRANSPORTATION UNION $250.00
OPERATING ENGINEERS LOCAL 399 $250.00
DOLAN, LAURIE $250.00
FUCHS, JOSEPH R $250.00
PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERATION OF AMERICA $250.00
BRIDGE STRUCTURAL & REINFORCING IRONWORKERS LOCAL #1 $250.00
LAPHAM, LAURIE $250.00
ROOSEVELT GROUP $250.00
FEEN, STUART H $250.00
OGILVIE, BRAD $250.00
BEGGAN, GARY $250.00
VASAVDAI, SAURABH& PRIT $250.00
CAREY, PAT $250.00
ROBERTS, GINA & DOUGLAS $250.00
FELDMAN CITIZENS FOR MICHELE $200.00
DIETEL, ELIZABETH $200.00
PINO, ALBERT R $150.00
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