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  IL US Senate - D Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline November 01, 2009 - 12:00pm
Polls Open February 02, 2010 - 07:00am
Polls Close February 02, 2010 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2017 - 12:00pm
Turnout 7.34% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last Modifiedev March 06, 2010 12:41pm
Data SourcesIllinois State Board of Elections
Description Jacob Meister dropped out of the U.S. Senate race and endorsed Alexi Giannoulias. His name remains on the ballot.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/12/2009
NameRoland Burris Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/15/2009 - 11/29/2010 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameMark Kirk Votes1,677,729 (47.31%)
Term11/29/2010 - 01/03/2011 Margin36,243 (+1.02%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceIL US Senate - Special Election 11/02/2010
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KEY RACE? 7.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/25/2009 02/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias 9 1 6 7
David Hoffman 1 ------
Leaning Call: Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias (98.28%)
Weighted Call: Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias (98.82%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
01/26/2009 01/25/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Treasurer Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias David Hoffman Cheryle Jackson Robert Marshall Jacob Meister (W) Christopher Smith  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes352,202 (38.93%) 304,757 (33.68%) 179,682 (19.86%) 51,813 (5.73%) 16,317 (1.80%) 2 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -47,445 (-5.24%) -172,520 (-19.07%) -300,389 (-33.20%) -335,885 (-37.12%) -352,200 (-38.93%)  
Predict Avg.50.00% 23.75% 25.75% 0.50% 1.50% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/31 $963,335.00 12/31 $738,930.00 12/31 $176,006.00 9/30 $1,000.00 12/31 $-37,847.00 $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (12 from 9 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg32.05%-- 18.93%-- 19.68%-- 2.06%-- 1.05%-- 0.00%--  
Rasmussen Reports 
01/25/10-01/25/10
31.00% -- 23.00% -- 23.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
01/22/10-01/25/10
32.00% 17.0 20.00% -- 18.00% -- 2.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
01/16/10-01/20/10
34.00% -- 16.00% -- 19.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
WGN/Chicago Tribune 
12/02/09-12/08/09
31.00% -- 9.00% -- 17.00% -- 0.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% --
Hart Research (D) 
10/02/09-10/04/09
26.00% -- 7.00% -- 12.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (D) 
07/28/09-08/02/09
45.00% 6.0 0.00% -- 13.00% 8.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D Jacob Meister
D Jesse White [L]
D COMMONSENSE
D Qbanito
I Takahe
D John
D ev
  State Journal-Register: Springfield, IL
D Dodge Landesman
D Lilly Ledbetter [L]
  EMILY's List
D Henderson Yarbrough [L]
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 31, 2010 01:00pm News Jacob Meister Drops Out Of Senate Race, Endorses Alexi Giannoulias  Article TX DEM 
Jan 28, 2010 12:15pm News Regulators clamp down on Giannoulias' Broadway Bank  Article excelsior 
Jan 20, 2010 03:00pm Endorsement Netsch Endorses Hoffman In Senate Race  Article COSDem 
Dec 30, 2009 12:00pm Endorsement Vallas backs Hoffman in Democratic U.S. Senate contest   Article ev 
Oct 06, 2009 02:00pm Profile The Million-Dollar Mystery Candidate  Article Craverguy 
Sep 24, 2009 12:00pm Blog Entry Leading With His Chin  Article Craverguy 

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