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Barack Obama for US Senate - 1984

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Filing Deadline (Major Parties): December 2, 2019
Filing Deadline (Third Parties): July 20, 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 September 30, 2020


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)* - Retiring in 2022. ]

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)
Mark Curran (R) - Ex-Lake County Sheriff & Attorney
David Black (G) - Attorney, Ex-State Green Party Secretary & Frequent Candidate
Danny Malouf (L) - Human Resources Manager
Willie Wilson (I) - Businessman, Philanthropist, Democrat & Frequent Candidate
Kevin Keely (WI) - Substitute Teacher & Community Activist
Albert Schaal (WI)
Lowell Seida (WI) - Consultant & Frequent Candidate

Reagan & O'Neal - 1980

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


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Bobby Rush (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Philanise White (R) - Cleaning Service Owner & GOP Activist
Ruth Pellegrini (I) - Sign Company Owner

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)* - Lost for Re-Election in Primary. ]
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)
Jesus Solorio Jr. (R) - Chicago GOP Vice Chair & Political Consultant
Ruben Sosa (WI) - Staffing Agency Recruiter

District 5:
Mike Quigley (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Tom Hanson (R) - Real Estate Broker & '08/'18 Nominee
Tom Wilda (G) - Clinical Social Worker & Therapist
Frank Rowder (WI)

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
Bill Redpath (L) - Ex-Libertarian National Chair, Accountant & Frequent Candidate

District 7:
Danny K. Davis (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Craig Cameron (R) - Telecommunications Project Manager & '18 Nominee
Tracy Jennings (I) - Ex-Public Service Administrator, Ex-Real Estate Appraiser & Army Veteran

District 8:
Raja Krishnamoorthi (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Preston Nelson (L) - IT Technician, Libertarian Activist & '18 Candidate

Rod Blagojevich for Congress

District 9:
Jan Schakowsky (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Sargis Sangari (R) - Retired Army Officer, Iraq War Veteran & '18 Candidate

District 10:
Brad Schneider (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Val Mukherjee (R) - Venture Capitalist
Joe Kopsick (WI) - Anarchist & Frequent Candidate
David Rych (L/WI) - Bartender, Radio Show Host & Graduate Student

District 11:
Bill Foster (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Rick Laib (R) - Police Officer, Army Veteran & '18 St Rep Nominee
Jon Harlson (L/WI) - Bartender

Ed Derwinski for Congress

District 12:
Mike Bost (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Ray Lenzi (D) - Nonprofit Group Chair & Retired University Vice Chancellor

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

District 14:
Lauren Underwood (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jim Oberweis (R) - State Sen., Dairy Owner & Frequent Federal Candidate
Joseph Monack (WI) - Republican Activist

District 15:
[ John Shimkus (R)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
Mary Miller (R) - Teacher & Farmer

Erika Weaver (D) - Mattoon School Board Member & Attorney
Kathleen McManamon (L) - Veterinarian

Pulley - Artz - Socialist Workers

District 16:
Adam Kinzinger (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Dani Brzozowski (D) - La Salle County Democratic Chair & Children's Activist Center Owner
Roy Jones (WI) - Progressive Activist
Branden McCullough (L/WI) - College Professor & '06/'08 Candidate

District 17:
Cheri Bustos (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Esther Joy King (R) - Attorney & Army Reserve Officer

District 18:
Darin LaHood (R)*- (Campaign Site)
George Petrilli (D) - Attorney & '07 Springfield Alderman Candidate



Dan Rostenkowski for Congress

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)
Independent (I)
Write-In (WI)


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
Belleville News-Democrat
Benton Evening News
Bloomington Pantagraph
Cambridge Chronicle
Canton Daily Ledger
CapitolFax.com (Politics)
Carbondale Southern Illinoisan
Carmi Times
Champaign News-Gazette
Chicago Communicator (African-American)
Chicago Inside
Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Tribune
Chicago Windy City Times (LGBT)

Dukakis - Sangmeister

Clay County Advocate-Press
Danville Commercial-News
Decatur Herald & Review
Du Quoin Evening Call
Edwardsville Intelligencer
Elgin Courier
Galesburg Register-Mail
Harrisburg Daily Register
Joliet Herald News
Kankakee Daily Journal
Kewanee Star Courier
Lincoln Courier
Mattoon Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
McDonough County Voice
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)
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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