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Barack Obama for US Senate - 1984

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Filing Deadline (Major Parties): December 4, 2017
Filing Deadline (Third Parties): June , 2018
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): September , 2018
Primary: March 20, 2018
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)
 

This page was last updated on December 10, 2018


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:`

GOVERNOR:
[ Bruce Rauner (R)* - Lost for Reelection in 2018. ]
won J.B. Pritzker (D) - Venture Capitalist, Philanthropist, Attorney & '98 US Rep. Candidate

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2022.

George Ryan

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
[ Evelyn Sanguinetti (R)* - Lost for Reelection in 2018. ]
won Juliana Stratton (D) - State Rep. & Attorney

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
[ Lisa Madigan (D)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
won Kwame Raoul (D) - State Sen. & Attorney

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) - Next Election in 2020.

Reagan & O'Neal - 1980

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


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Bobby Rush (D)*

District 2:
Robin Kelly (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Harold Washington for Chicago Mayor

District 3:
Dan Lipinski (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 4:
[ Luis Gutierrez (D)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
won Jesus "Chuy" Garcia (D) - Cook County Commissioner, Ex-State Sen. & Chicago Alderman

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

Dole-Kemp & Al Salvi

District 6:
[ Peter Roskam (R)* - Lost for Reelection in 2018. ]
won Sean Casten (D) - Clean-Energy Executive & Biochemical Engineer

District 7:
Danny K. Davis (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Tracy Jennings (I)

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)

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, Ex-Teacher & '18 Nominee

District 14:
[ Randy Hultgren (R)* - Lost for Reelection in 2018. ]
won Lauren Underwood (D) - Ex-US HHS Official, Policy Analyst & Nurse
Matt Quigley (R) - Software Executive & Navy Veteran

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)

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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