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Parents > United States > Illinois > Counties > Cook > Chicago > Mayor
OfficeMayor
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline 11, 1989 - 12:00pm
Polls Open April 04, 1989 - 09:00am
Polls Close April 04, 1989 - 10:00pm
Term Start May 01, 1989 - 12:00pm
Term End May 01, 1991 - 12:00pm
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifiedNothing wrong, just gone September 25, 2009 11:09am
Data Sources[Link]
Description Special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Mayor Harold Washington

LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/02/1987
NameEugene Sawyer Votes29 (59.18%)
Term12/03/1987 - 05/02/1989 Margin10 (+20.41%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/02/1991
NameRichard M. Daley Votes450,581 (70.64%)
Term05/03/1991 - 05/03/1995 Margin290,279 (+45.51%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 28, 1989 Chicago Mayor - D Primary Richard M. Daley
Feb 28, 1989 Chicago Mayor - R Primary Edward R. "Ed" Vrdolyak
MAP
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
01/01/1989 03/03/1989

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name State's Attorney Richard M. Daley Alderman Timothy Evans Alderman Edward R. "Ed" Vrdolyak  
PartyDemocratic Harold Washington Republican  
Website [Website]  
Certified Votes577,141 (55.43%) 428,105 (41.12%) 35,998 (3.46%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -149,036 (-14.31%) -541,143 (-51.97%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (2 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg51.39%-- 39.26%-- 10.09%--  
Chicago Sun-Times 
03/01/89-03/03/89
54.00% 1.0 29.00% 4.0 11.00% 5.0
Chicago Sun-Times 
01/01/89-01/03/89
55.00% -- 33.00% -- 6.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
D Edwin "Ed" Eisendrath
D John Stroger
D Luis V. Gutierrez
D William C. "Bill" Henry
D Gus Savage
N Helen Shiller
D David Orr
D Anna Langford
D Bernard Stone
DL Some say...
 

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