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  IL US President
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Illinois > President
Parent RaceUS President - Popular Vote
OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 44.85% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedRBH October 02, 2010 07:50pm
Data Sources[Link]
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Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2004
NameJohn Kerry Votes2,891,550 (54.82%)
Term01/20/2005 - 01/20/2009 Margin545,604 (+10.34%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameBarack Obama Votes3,019,512 (57.60%)
Term01/20/2013 - 01/20/2017 Margin884,296 (+16.87%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 05, 2008 IL US President - D Primary Barack Obama
Feb 05, 2008 IL US President - R Primary John McCain
Feb 05, 2008 IL US President - G Primary Cynthia McKinney
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KEY RACE? 8.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
02/27/2005 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Barack Obama 2 2 14 53
Leaning Call: Barack Obama (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Barack Obama (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
01/21/2008 11/01/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name Sen. Barack Obama Sen. John McCain Ralph Nader Rep. Bob Barr Rep. Cynthia McKinney Chuck Baldwin (W) Write-In
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Libertarian Green Constitution Independent
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Uncertified Votes3,419,348 (61.84%) 2,031,179 (36.73%) 30,948 (0.56%) 19,642 (0.36%) 11,838 (0.21%) 8,256 (0.15%) 7,346 (0.13%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,388,169 (-25.10%) -3,388,400 (-61.28%) -3,399,706 (-61.48%) -3,407,510 (-61.62%) -3,411,092 (-61.69%) -3,412,002 (-61.70%)
Predict Avg.58.64% 36.36% 0.42% 0.25% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (14 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg57.37%-- 36.05%-- 0.25%-- 0.62%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.08%--
Rasmussen Reports 
11/01/08-11/01/08
60.00% 4.0 38.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
58.00% -- 39.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/20/08-10/23/08
59.00% 3.0 35.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Big Ten 
10/19/08-10/22/08
61.00% -- 32.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/16/08-10/18/08
56.00% -- 32.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/13/08-10/13/08
56.00% 1.0 39.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D F. Michael Kelleher Jr.
  Chicago Sun-Times
  Chicago Tribune
D ev
  Southern Illinoisan
R Imperator
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name John Joseph Polachek (W) Ronald G. Hobbs (W) Donald K. Allen (W) Frank Moore (W) Jonathan E. Allen (W) Rep. Ron Paul  
PartyNew Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Uncertified Votes1,149 (0.02%) 4 (0.00%) 3 (0.00%) 3 (0.00%) 3 (0.00%) 1 (0.00%)  
Margin-3,418,199 (-61.82%) -3,419,344 (-61.84%) -3,419,345 (-61.84%) -3,419,345 (-61.84%) -3,419,345 (-61.84%) -3,419,347 (-61.84%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (14 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.08%-- 0.08%-- 0.08%-- 0.08%-- 0.08%--  
Rasmussen Reports 
11/01/08-11/01/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/20/08-10/23/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Big Ten 
10/19/08-10/22/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/16/08-10/18/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/13/08-10/13/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 17, 2008 03:00pm Endorsement Chicago Tribune endorsement: Barack Obama for president  Article COSDem 
Jul 01, 2008 10:00am General No Illinois Challenges to Any Presidential Petition  Article Nothing wrong, just gone 

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