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2010 Illinois Congressional and Statewide Pirmary Results New Party Deadline: 11/2/09, Filing Deadline: 11/23/09, Primary Withdrawal Deadline: 12/3/09, Write-in Deadline: 12/3/09, Primary: 2/2/10, Last Day to fill Party Nomination Vacancy: 4/5/10, Alternative Party / Independent Filing Deadline: 6/21/10, State Convention Deadline: 8/2/10, Last Day to fill Statewide Party Nomination Vacancy: 8/26/10, Write-in Deadline: 10/3/10, General Election 11/2/10,
Last Updated: February 2, 2010
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Governor, 49.8% in '06, 2nd term, Rod R. Blagojevich (D) indicted, impeached and removed from office on 1/29/09, 1st term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Lean Democratic, Hotline's Competitive Governor Race, Rothenberg Political Report: Clear Advantage Democrat, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Toss-up,
Pat Quinn (D) 50.46%,
Comptroller Daniel W. Hynes (D) 49.54%,
St. Sen. Bill Brady (R) 20.26%,
St. Sen. Kirk W. Dillard (R) 20.24%, '04 Gov. candidate Andrew J. "Andy" McKenna, Jr. (R) 19.29%, '02 nominee / ex-St. Att. Gen. Jim Ryan (R) 17.04%, businessman Adam Andrzejewski (R) 14.47%, commentator Dan Proft (R) 7.73%, County Board Chair Robert J. Schillerstrom (R) withdrew but received .97%,
Rick Whitney (G),
'06 nominee Randy Stufflebeam (C),
auto work Lex Green (L),
speech therapist Michael White (I),
Lt. Governor - Tied with Gov., 49.8% in '06, 2nd term, Pat Quinn (D) became governor upon the removal of Blagojevich
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
businessman Scott Lee Cohen (D) 26.0%,
St. Rep. Arthur L. Turner (D) 22.3%, St. Sen. Rickey R. Hendon (D) 13.8%, St. Rep. Mike Boland (D) 12.9%, electrical worker Thomas Michael Castillo (D) 12.8%, St. Sen. Terry Link (D) 12.2%,
businessman Jason Plummer (R) 35.6%,
St. Sen. Matt Murphy (R) 34.9%, Don Tracy (R) 12.0%, Carbondale Mayor Brad Cole (R) 9.2%, school board president Dennis W. Cook (R) 8.3%, paster Randy A. White, Sr. (R) 4.8%,
Don W. Crawford (G),
Attorney General, 72.4% in '06, 2nd term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Lisa Madigan (D), ex-Northfield Township trustee Steve Kim (R), David F. Black (G),
software engineer Joe Bell (C),
Secretary of State, 62.6% in '06, 3rd term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Jesse White (D), education manager Robert Enriquez (R), Adrian Frost (G),
project coordinator Josh Hanson (L),
Treasurer, 53.8% in '06, 1st term, Alexandra Giannoulias (D) running for Senate,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Chief of Staff Robin Kelly (D) 57.9%,
businessman Justin Oberman (D) 42.1%,
St. Sen. Dan Rutherford (R), '08 congressional nominee Scott K. Summers (G),
Comptroller, 64.1% in '06, 3rd term, Daniel W. Hynes (D) running for Governor,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
St. Rep. David E. Miller (D) 46.7%,
ex-Dep. St. Treas. S. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D) 45.7%, attorney Clinton A. "Clint" Krislov (D) 7.6%,
'06 Gov. nominee / ex-St. Treas. Judy Baar Topinka (R) 59.2%,
sports show host William J. "Bill" Kelly (R) 21.7%, Jim Dodge (R) 19.1%,
R. Erika Schafer (G),
account Julie Fox (L),
Senator, 70.0% in '04, Barack H. Obama (D) elected President during 1st term, Roland W. Burris (D) not seeking re-election, Next electon in 2010,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Tossup, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Hotline's Competitive Senate Race, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss-Up, Ken Rubin: Tossup, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Toss-Up,
St. Treas. Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias (D) 38.9%,
ex-city inspector general David Hoffman (D) 33.7%, ex-Chicago Urban League Chief Cheryle Robinson Jackson (D) 19.8%, '90 Libertarian congressional nominee / '98 GOP congressional nominee / Robert Marshall (D) 5.7%, attorney Jacob J. Meister (D) withdrew but still received 1.8%, Robert L. Jones (D/WI),
U.S. Rep. Mark S. Kirk (R) 56.6%,
developer Patrick J. Hughes (R) 19.3%, ex-Pope Co. Judge Donald "Don" Lowery (R) 8.9%, historical researcher Kathleen "Kathy" Thomas (R) 7.3%, '04 & '08 Senate candidate / '06 Gov. candiate / '02 & '90 FL Gov. candidate / '98 & '00 FL Senate candidate / '92 congressional candidate / attorney Andy Martin (R) 5.0%, ex-Harvey Alderman John Arrington (R) 2.8%,
writer LeAlan M. Jones (G),
engineer Mike Labno (L),
health ins. agency owner John Blyth (I), greenville city council member Will Boyd, Jr. (I), '08 candidate / businessman Stan Jagla (I), minister Eric Wallace (I), businessman Robert L. "Bob" Zadek (I),
1st Congressional District, 85.7% in '08, 9th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic,
Bobby L. Rush (D) 79.7%,
Jo Anne Guillemette (D) 9.3%, army veteran Fred Smith (D) 6.0%, Howard L. Bailey (D) 4.9%,
No Republican Jeff Adams (G),
2nd Congressional District, 89.3% in '08, 8th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic,
Jesse L. Jackson Jr. (D), Isaac C. Hayes (R), Pastor Anthony W. Williams (G) 59.6%,
Michael E. Mayden (G) 40.4%,
3rd Congressional District, 73.2% in '08, 3rd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic,
Daniel W. "Dan" Lipinski (D) 77.9%,
Jorge Mujica (D) 22.1%,
Michael A. Bendas (R), Laurel Lambert Schmidt (G),
4th Congressional District, 80.6% in '08, 9th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic,
Luis V. Gutierrez (D), No Republican Robert J. Burns (G),
5th Congressional District, 73.4% in '09, 1st term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic,
Mike Quigley (D), developer David Ratowitz (R) 39.6%,
'09 nominee / Minuteman Rosanna Pulido (R) 32.9%, businessman Ashvin Lad (R) 27.5%,
'09 nominee / peace activist Matthew Reichel (G) 46.3%,
Andrew "Andy" Williams (G) 32.9%, Terrence A. Gilhooly (G) 20.9%,
6th Congressional District, 57.6% in '08, 2nd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Safe Republican,
environmentalist Benjamin S. Lowe (D), Peter J. Roskam (R),
7th Congressional District, 84.9% in '08, 7th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic,
Danny K. Davis (D) 66.8%,
city alderman Sharon Denise Dixon (D) 13.7%, Deputy Recorder of Deeds Darlena Williams-Burnett (D) 12.9%, '06 candidate Jim Ascot (D) 6.6%,
Mark M. Weiman (R), Kip Robbins (G),
8th Congressional District, 59.9% in '08, 3rd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Likely Democratic, Cook Political Report: Likely Democratic, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Democrat, NRCC Target,
Melissa Bean (D), venture capitalist Joe Walsh (R) 34.2%,
businessman / author Dirk W. Beveridge (R) 24.7%, Village President Maria Rodriguez (R) 20.7%, bsinessman Christopher Geissler (R) 9.0%, ex-Crystal Lake School board member John Dawson (R) 8.3%, retired police officer Gregory S. Jacobs (R) 3.1%,
'04 & '06 candidate Bill Scheurer (G),
teacher Bill Fraser (I),
9th Congressional District, 74.6% in '08, 6th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic,
Janice D. "Jan" Schakowsky (D), attorney Joel Barry Pollak (R), Simon Ribeiro (G) 56.5%,
Morris "Moe" Shanfield (G) 43.5%,
10th Congressional District, 54.5% in '08, 5th term, Mark Steven Kirk (R) running for U.S. Senate, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Hotline's Competitive House Race, Rothenberg Political Report: Pure Toss-Up, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Toss-Up, DCCC Target,
'06 & '08 nominee / marketing dir. & ex-Sen. aide Daniel J. "Dan" Seals (D) 48.2%,
St. Rep. Julie Hamos (D) 46.4%, attorney Elliot Richardson (D) 5.4%,
businessman Bob Dold (R) 38.0%,
St. Rep. Elizabeth "Beth" Coulson (R) 31.2%, businessman Dick Green (R) 14.7%, pediatrician Arie Friedman (R) 14.0%, enigneer Paul Hamann (R) 2.1%,
11th Congressional District, 58.4% in '08, 1st term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Likely Democratic, Cook Political Report: Likely Democratic, DCCC Frontline member, DCCC target, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Democrat,
Debbie D. "Debbie" Halvorson (D), ex-McLean Co. Comm'r. Adam Kinzinger (R) 63.7%,
Dave White (R) dropped out but still received 10.4%, Church TV producer David McAloon (R) 9.6%, financial advisor Henry W. Meers, Jr. (R) 9.0%, farmer Darrel Miller (R) 7.3%,
12th Congressional District, 71.6% in '08, 12th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic,
Jerry F. Costello (D), wedding planner Teri Newman (R) 52.6%,
nurse Theresa Kormos (R) 47.4%,
Rodger W. Jennings (G),
research Christian Falconer (C),
13th Congressional District, 53.6% in '08, 6th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Likely Republican, Cook Political Report: Likely Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Republican,
'08 nominee / businessman Scott Harper (D), Judy Biggert (R),
14th Congressional District, 57.4% in '08, 2nd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Lean Democratic, DCCC Frontline member, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss-Up / Tilt Democratic, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Democrat, DCCC target,
Bill Foster (D), St. Sen. Randall M. "Randy" Hultgren (R) 54.7%,
attorney Ethan A. Hastert (R) 45.3%,
Daniel J. Kairis (G),
'08 nominee consultant Dan Druck (L),
15th Congressional District 64.2% in '08, 5th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican,
'04 & '06 nominee / Dr. David Gill (D), Timothy V. "Tim" Johnson (R),
truck driver Sam Spradlin (R),
16th Congressional District, 60.9% in '08, 9th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican,
Mayor George W. Gaulrapp (D), Donald A. Manzullo (R), Terry G. Campbell (G),
17th Congressional District, unopposed in '08, 2nd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic,
Philip G. "Phil" Hare (D), restaurateur Bobby Schilling (R), Roger K. Davis (G),
18th Congressional District, 58.9% in '08, 1st term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Safe Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe Republican,
St. Enviro. Regulatory Group exec. dir. Deirdre "DK" Hirner (D) 54.2%,
financial planner Carl Ray (D) 45.8%,
Aaron Schock (R), '08 candidate Sheldon Schafer (G),
19th Congressional District, 64.4% in '08, 7th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican,
Tim Bagwell (D), John M. Shimkus (R) 85.3%,
businessman Michael Firsching (R) 14.7%,

1. Link to Predictions:
D.C.'s Political Report,
Washington Post's Chris Cillizza,
Campaign & Elections: Political Oddsmaker,
Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard,
Cook Political Report,
National Journal's Rankings,
Rothenberg Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,

2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
= Democrat retain control, = Democrats take over control,
= Republican retain control, = Republicans take over control,
= Independent / 3rd Party retains control, = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
Bold indicates incumbent. Yellow district indicates open races.
Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control. Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control. Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.

3. Key to Illinois Political Parties:
(C) = Constitution Party
(D) = Democratic Party
(G) = Green Party
(I) = independent candidates
(L) = Libertarian Party
(R) = Republican Party
(WI) = Write-in candidates


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