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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1998 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 03, 1998 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 03, 1998 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 11, 1999 - 12:00pm
Term End January 13, 2003 - 12:00pm
Turnout 29.38% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last Modifiedev December 13, 2008 12:44am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1994
NameJim Edgar Votes1,984,318 (63.87%)
Term01/09/1995 - 01/11/1999 Margin914,468 (+29.44%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/2002
NameRod Blagojevich Votes1,847,040 (52.19%)
Term01/13/2003 - 01/08/2007 Margin252,080 (+7.12%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 17, 1998 IL Governor- R Primary George Ryan
Mar 17, 1998 IL Governor - D Primary Glenn Poshard
Mar 17, 1998 IL Governor -Ref Primary Lawrence Redmond
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KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
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02/06/1998 10/26/1998

CANDIDATES
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Name Secretary of State George Ryan Rep. Glenn Poshard Lawrence Redmond (W) Frances Friedman (W) John Studer (W) Sarah H. Katz (W) Larry Lichtenberger
PartyRepublican Democratic Reform Independent Independent Independent Independent
Website
Uncertified Votes1,714,094 (51.03%) 1,594,191 (47.46%) 50,372 (1.50%) 33 (0.00%) 6 (0.00%) 3 (0.00%) 3 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -119,903 (-3.57%) -1,663,722 (-49.53%) -1,714,061 (-51.03%) -1,714,088 (-51.03%) -1,714,091 (-51.03%) -1,714,091 (-51.03%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 12/31 $2,334,172.00 12/31 $80,228.00 12/31 $216.72 $-- $-- $-- $--
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MATCHUP POLLS (12 from 5 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg50.03%-- 35.10%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Mason-Dixon 
10/24/98-10/26/98
48.00% 3.0 37.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
KRC Communications Research 
10/19/98-10/20/98
44.00% 8.0 42.00% 8.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/10/98-10/12/98
51.00% 1.0 36.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/03/98-10/06/98
52.00% 1.0 31.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
09/11/98-09/14/98
50.00% 6.0 38.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
KRC Communications Research 
09/08/98-09/10/98
52.00% -- 34.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
REFS Servo
D John Gianulis
IndP 6921
R Impy
D Some say...
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Berneta Weathers (W) Mary Johnson  
PartyIndependent Independent  
Website  
Uncertified Votes2 (0.00%) 1 (0.00%)  
Margin-1,714,092 (-51.03%) -1,714,093 (-51.03%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (12 from 5 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Mason-Dixon 
10/24/98-10/26/98
0.00% -- 0.00% --
KRC Communications Research 
10/19/98-10/20/98
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/10/98-10/12/98
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/03/98-10/06/98
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
09/11/98-09/14/98
0.00% -- 0.00% --
KRC Communications Research 
09/08/98-09/10/98
0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 03, 1998 12:00am News Ryan picks up Illinois governorship  Article None Entered 

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