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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 24, 2002 - 11:55pm
Polls Open November 05, 2002 - 09:00am
Polls Close November 05, 2002 - 05:00pm
Term Start January 13, 2003 - 11:00am
Term End January 08, 2007 - 11:00am
Turnout 28.50% Total Population
ContributorRP
Last Modifiedev December 13, 2008 12:45am
Data Sources
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1998
NameGeorge Ryan Votes1,714,094 (51.03%)
Term01/11/1999 - 01/13/2003 Margin119,903 (+3.57%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameRod Blagojevich Votes1,736,219 (49.80%)
Term01/08/2007 - 01/29/2009 Margin367,537 (+10.54%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 19, 2002 IL Governor - R Primary Jim Ryan
Mar 19, 2002 IL Governor - D Primary Rod Blagojevich
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KEY RACE? 7.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
08/05/2002 11/05/2002
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Rod Blagojevich 1 9 16 3
Jim Ryan 2 --1 --
Leaning Call: Rod Blagojevich (94.05%)
Weighted Call: Rod Blagojevich (99.85%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
03/06/2002 11/01/2002

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Rod Blagojevich Attorney General Jim Ryan St. Rep. Cal Skinner, Jr. Marisellis Brown (W) Peter Dale Kauss  
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian Independent Independent  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes1,847,040 (52.19%) 1,594,960 (45.07%) 73,794 (2.09%) 23,089 (0.65%) 8 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -252,080 (-7.12%) -1,773,246 (-50.11%) -1,823,951 (-51.54%) -1,847,032 (-52.19%)  
Predict Avg.54.82% 43.50% 1.81% 0.03% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/31 $2,650,340.00 12/31 $5,921.50 12/31 $96,262.31 $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (25 from 12 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg47.50%-- 39.15%-- 2.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Zogby International 
10/31/02-11/01/02
43.30% 4.2 43.50% 6.9 3.20% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/28/02-10/30/02
53.00% 1.0 39.00% 1.0 4.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Chicago Tribune 
10/25/02-10/27/02
47.00% 2.0 37.00% 5.0 4.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/25/02-10/25/02
49.00% -- 40.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Chicago Sun-Times 
10/21/02-10/24/02
50.00% -- 38.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Opinion Research 
10/23/02-10/24/02
51.00% 1.7 36.00% 3.6 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  National Organization for Women (NOW)
  Fraternal Order of Police-Illinois
DL Some say...
D InspectorMorse
LPC Dr. King Schultz
  Quad-City Times
  The Herald News
  Chicago Tribune
Laf-W Craverguy
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 06, 2002 12:00am News Blagojevich elected governor  Article COSDem 
Oct 19, 2002 06:19am General Blagojevich struggles to calm debate storm  Article None Entered 
Sep 30, 2002 09:53am General The Cruz Factor  Article RP 
Sep 27, 2002 06:09pm General A Blagojevich quid pro quo?  Article RP 
Sep 26, 2002 08:20pm General GOP Death Penalty Feud Sinks to First-Name Calling  Article Nats In First! 
Sep 17, 2002 09:24am General Illinois Governor Candidate Admits Brush with Pot  Article RP 
Sep 05, 2002 12:50pm General Ryan vs. Ryan  Article RP 
Sep 05, 2002 02:26am General For Illinois GOP, a Bad Year to Run a Ryan  Article RP 
Jun 25, 2002 08:25pm General Planned Parenthood funds anti-Ryan spot hitting Ryan  Article Moof 
Jan 30, 2002 12:00pm General Jim Ryan wavers on support of gay bill  Article Andy 

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