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Barack Obama for US Senate - 1984

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Filing Deadline (Major Parties): December 2, 2019
Filing Deadline (Third Parties): June , 2020
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): September , 2020
Primary: March 17, 2020
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)
 

This page was last updated on June 13, 2019


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:`

GOVERNOR:
J.B. Pritzker (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2022.

George Ryan

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Juliana Stratton (D)*

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Kwame Raoul (D)* - (Campaign Site)

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Jesse White (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Shilts - Libertarian

STATE COMPTROLLER:
Susana Mendoza (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Chris Lauzen (R) - Kane County Board Chair, Ex-State Sen, Accountant & '98 Nominee

STATE TREASURER:
Mike Frerichs (D)* - (Campaign Site)


GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

State House - ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

State Senate - ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

Dick Durbin (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Peggy Hubbard (R) - Ex-Police Officer, Navy Veteran & Conservative Activist
Robert Marshall (R) - Physician, Vietnam War Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Dean Seppelfrick (R)
Tom Tarter (R) - Physician

Reagan & O'Neal - 1980

Tammy Duckworth (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2022.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Bobby Rush (D)*
Robert Emmons Jr. (D) - Community Activist
Sarah Gad (D) - Law Student, Nonprofit Group Founder & Opioid Recovery Advocate
Ameena Matthews (D) - Community Activist
Jimmy Lee Tillman II (R) - Businessman & Frequent Candidate

District 2:
Robin Kelly (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Theresa Raborn (R) - Full-Time Parent & Ex-Businesswoman

Harold Washington for Chicago Mayor

District 3:
Dan Lipinski (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Rush Darwish (D) - Wedding Photographer & Muslim-American Community Activist
Abe Matthew (D) - Attorney
Marie Newman (D) - Marketing Consultant, Democratic Activist & '18 Candidate
Mike Fricilone (R) - Will County Board Member & Businessman

District 4:
Jesus "Chuy" Garcia (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 5:
Mike Quigley (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Dole-Kemp & Al Salvi

District 6:
Sean Casten (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jeanne Ives (R) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-Wheaton City Councilwoman, Army Veteran & '18 Gov Candidate 

Evelyn Sanguinetti (R) - Ex-Lt Governor, Ex-Wheaton City Councilwoman & Attorney

District 7:
Danny K. Davis (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Anthony Clark (D) - Teacher, Community Organizer & '18 Candidate
Kina Collins (D) - Political Organizer & Gun Control Activist
Tracy Jennings (I) - Ex-Public Service Administrator, Ex-Real Estate Appraiser & Army Veteran

District 8:
Raja Krishnamoorthi (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Rod Blagojevich for Congress

District 9:
Jan Schakowsky (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 10:
Brad Schneider (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Val Mukherjee (R) - Venture Capitalist

District 11:
Bill Foster (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Ed Derwinski for Congress

District 12:
Mike Bost (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 13:
Rodney Davis (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Betsy Dirksen Londrigan (D) - Businesswoman, Ex-Congressional Aide & '18 Nominee

District 14:
Lauren Underwood (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Anthony Catella (R) - Army Veteran
Ted Gradel (R) - Businessman & Ex-College Football Player
Danny Malouf (R) - HR Manager
Jim Marter (R) - Management Consultant, '16 US Senate Candidate & '18 Candidate
Jim Oberweis (R) - State Sen., Dairy Owner & Frequent Federal Candidate

Sue Rezin (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Real Estate Broker
Allen Skillicorn (R) - State Rep., Ex-East Dundee Trustee & GOP Activist

District 15:
John Shimkus (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Pulley - Artz - Socialist Workers

District 16:
Adam Kinzinger (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 17:
Cheri Bustos (D)* - (Campaign Site)
William Swisher (D) - Progressive Activist

District 18:
Darin LaHood (R)* - (Campaign Site)



STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of Illinois (C)
Democratic
Party of Illinois (D)
Illinois Green Party (G)
Libertarian Party of Illinois (L)
Republican Party of Illinois (R)
Illinois Socialist Party (SOC)


Lynn Martin for US Senate

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

State Board of Elections


Paul Simon for US Senate

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Alton Telegraph
Arlington Heights Daily Herald
Aurora Beacon News
Belleville News-Democrat
Belvidere Daily Republican
Benton Evening News
Bloomington Pantagraph
Cambridge Chronicle
Canton Daily Ledger
CapitolFax.com (Politics)
Carbondale Southern Illinoisan
Carmi Times
Centralia Morning Sentinel
Champaign News-Gazette
Chicago Communicator (African-American)
Chicago Daily Southtown
Chicago Free Press (Gay)
Chicago Inside
Chicago Journal
Chicago Pioneer Press (49 Local Newspapers)
Chicago Star News (20 Local Newspapers)
Chicago Student Voices
Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Tribune
Chicago Windy City Times (Gay)

Dukakis - Sangmeister

Clay County Advocate-Press
Collective Interest Radio (Liberal)
Danville Commercial-News
Decatur Herald & Review
Du Quoin Evening Call
Edwardsville Intelligencer
Elgin Courier News
Galesburg Register-Mail
Harrisburg Daily Register
Illinois Campaign for Political Reform
- (Blog)
Illinois DemNet (Liberal)
Illinois Herald
Illinois Leader (Conservative)
Joliet Herald News
Kankakee Daily Journal
Kewanee Star Courier
Lincoln Courier
Lombard Lombardian
Macomb Journal
Mattoon Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Monmouth Daily Review-Atlas
Naperville Sun
Pekin Daily Times
Peoria Journal Star
Polish News (Chicago - Polish-American)
Pontiac Daily Leader
Pure-News USA (African-American)
Quincy Herald-Whig
Rockford Register Star
Sauk Valley Newspapers (Dixon)
The Southern Illinoisan
Sparta News-Plaindealer
Springfield State Journal-Register
Streator Times-Press
SuburbanChicagoNews.com
Waukegan News Sun
West Frankfort Daily American

Chuck Percy - 1964

WBBM TV-2 (CBS - Chicago)
WBEZ 91.5 FM - Chicago Public Radio
WEEK TV-25 (NBC - Peoria) -
(Election News)
WLS TV-7 (ABC - Chicago)
WMAQ TV-5 (NBC - Chicago)

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