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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 
Sep 03, 2009 03:00pm Election Guide Giannoulias takes stand in favor of gay marriage   Article RP 
Aug 31, 2009 12:00pm Analysis Hot Senate Race: The Basketball Buddy, the Reformer, and the Scarlet Letter  Article Craverguy 
Aug 26, 2009 07:20pm Announcement Chicago Inspector general quits to run for Senate  Article COSDem 
Aug 21, 2009 07:00pm News Tom Dart For Senate? Anxious Democrats Reportedly Courting Sheriff To Challenge Kirk  Article COSDem 
Aug 10, 2009 11:20am Idiocy Sen. Burris Not Ruling Out Senate Race  Article COSDem 
Jul 27, 2009 11:25am Announcement Alexi Giannoulias officially in the Senate race  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jul 09, 2009 05:40pm Announcement Roland Burris will not run for Senate in 2010  Article RP 
Jul 02, 2009 03:00pm News Cheryle Jackson launches Illinois Senate exploratory bid  Article ev 
Jun 08, 2009 11:00am Announcement Schakowsky, after exploring Senate bid, will run for House again.  Article COSDem 
May 19, 2009 12:10am News Chris Kennedy will run for U.S. Senate   Article ev 
May 14, 2009 08:50pm News Kennedy Who? Famous name may not be enough for Senate bid  Article Gerald Farinas 
May 11, 2009 07:00pm News Madigan Reconsiders Senate Bid  Article Qbanito 
Apr 27, 2009 07:00pm Speculative Chris Kennedy mulls [IL] U.S. Senate bid   Article RP 
Apr 27, 2009 12:00pm Blog Entry Schakowsky Poll Declares Senate Race "Wide Open"  Article COSDem 
Apr 27, 2009 12:00pm News Schakowsky ramps up interest in Senate race  Article COSDem 
Apr 24, 2009 09:00am Announcement Bill Daley decides against Senate bid, being ambassador to China   Article Monsieur 
Apr 16, 2009 05:00pm Amusing Burris fundraising total: $845  Article COSDem 
Apr 13, 2009 11:00am News Congressman Danny Davis Still Undecided About Senate Run  Article COSDem 
Apr 13, 2009 11:00am News Davis Urges Burris to 'Hurry Up' and Announce 2010 Plans  Article COSDem 
Apr 07, 2009 03:00pm Report Giannoulias raises $1.1 million for Senate bid  Article RP 
Mar 12, 2009 05:00pm News Jackson considering Senate run  Article COSDem 
Mar 05, 2009 08:00pm News Bill Daley leaning toward Illinois Senate bid   Article COSDem 
Mar 02, 2009 10:05am General Burris launches re-election site  Article RP 
Mar 02, 2009 07:00am Announcement Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias opens exploratory bid for Senate today  Article J.R. 
Feb 24, 2009 10:00am News Burris not resigning but signaling won't run in 2010  Article karin1492 
Feb 16, 2009 05:00pm Blog Entry Durbin helping Giannoulias prep for Senate bid  Article COSDem 
Jan 22, 2009 08:00pm Speculative Burris could be challenged by Obama ally  Article RBH 
Jan 16, 2009 02:00pm News Schakowsky open to 2010 run vs. Burris  Article COSDem 

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