Illinois State Board of Elections
|2009 Illinois Special Congressional Races
Primary Filing Deadline: 1/19/09, Independent Filing Deadline: 1/27/09, Primary: 3/3/09, Special Election: 4/7/09,
Last Updated: April 9, 2009
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, |
|5th Congressional District, 73.9% in '08, Rahm Emanuel (D) resigned after getting elected to a 4th term to become White House Chief-of-Staff, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
|Co. Comm'r. Mike Quigley (D) 69.24%,
||Minuteman Rosanna Pulido (R) 24.16%,
||peace activist Matt Reichel (G) 6.6%, |
1. Link to Predictions:
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: