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  IL US Senate - D Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline December 01, 2003 - 12:00pm
Polls Open March 16, 2004 - 07:00am
Polls Close March 16, 2004 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2005 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 10.08% Total Population
ContributorNone Entered
Last ModifiedNone Entered July 03, 2004 05:56am
Data Sources[Link]
Description [Link]
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1998
NamePeter G. Fitzgerald Votes1,709,041 (50.35%)
Term01/03/1999 - 01/03/2005 Margin98,545 (+2.90%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2004
NameBarack Obama Votes3,597,456 (69.97%)
Term01/03/2005 - 11/16/2008 Margin2,206,766 (+42.92%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceIL US Senate 11/02/2004
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KEY RACE? 9.4286003113 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/02/2003 03/16/2004
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Barack Obama 13 14 10 3
Maria Pappas 1 ------
Dan Hynes 8 2 2 --
Blair Hull --1 ----
Leaning Call: Barack Obama (79.81%)
Weighted Call: Barack Obama (99.37%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
04/02/2003 03/14/2004

CANDIDATES
Photo
Name St. Sen. Barack Obama Comptroller Dan Hynes Blair Hull County Treasurer Maria Pappas Gery Chico Nancy Skinner Joyce Washington
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Uncertified Votes655,923 (52.77%) 294,717 (23.71%) 134,453 (10.82%) 74,987 (6.03%) 53,433 (4.30%) 16,098 (1.30%) 13,375 (1.08%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -361,206 (-29.06%) -521,470 (-41.95%) -580,936 (-46.74%) -602,490 (-48.47%) -639,825 (-51.47%) -642,548 (-51.69%)
Predict Avg.23.33% 22.17% 16.75% 12.50% 3.92% 1.45% 2.75%
Cash On Hand 7/15 $1,086,877.10 7/1 $1,560,726.28 6/30 $2,502,402.00 $-- 3/30 $1,342,037.28 $-- 6/30 $439,294.00
MATCHUP POLLS (21 from 14 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg31.91%-- 18.76%-- 18.38%-- 9.45%-- 4.17%-- 1.27%-- 1.67%--
Survey USA 
03/14/04-03/14/04
50.00% 6.0 20.00% 2.0 16.00% 4.0 7.00% -- 4.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
03/08/04-03/10/04
36.00% 14.0 21.00% 1.0 14.00% 1.0 15.00% 1.0 5.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
03/08/04-03/10/04
37.00% -- 18.00% -- 16.00% -- 8.00% -- 5.00% -- 1.00% -- 1.00% --
Chicago Tribune-WGN-TV 
03/09/04-03/09/04
33.00% -- 19.00% -- 16.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
03/06/04-03/08/04
44.00% 25.0 18.00% 1.0 20.00% 9.0 7.00% 7.0 6.00% 3.0 0.00% 3.0 0.00% 3.0
Research 2000 
03/01/04-03/03/04
22.00% -- 20.00% -- 15.00% -- 14.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D Lawrence Lessig [L]
D PA-FL Dem
D Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. [L]
D Paul M. Simon [L]
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
D ev
D Alan John Dixon [L]
D Dan "Rosty" Rostenkowski [L]
D Frank Avila
D Dick Mell
D Bobby Rush
D Carl Officer
IndP 6921
Laf-W Craverguy
D Joe Baca [L]
D Dorothy I. Height [L]
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Estella Johnson-Hunt  
PartyDemocratic  
Website [Website]  
Uncertified Votes10 (0.00%)  
Margin-655,913 (-52.77%)  
Predict Avg.0.09%  
Cash On Hand $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (21 from 14 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%--  
Survey USA 
03/14/04-03/14/04
0.00% --
Research 2000 
03/08/04-03/10/04
0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
03/08/04-03/10/04
0.00% --
Chicago Tribune-WGN-TV 
03/09/04-03/09/04
0.00% --
Survey USA 
03/06/04-03/08/04
0.00% --
Research 2000 
03/01/04-03/03/04
0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
PM's None Entered
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 27, 2004 12:00am General Former Obama adversaries look on without regret  Article None Entered 
Mar 15, 2004 12:00am News In Ill. Senate race, character is the issue  Article None Entered 
Mar 13, 2004 12:00am News Illinois Senate Primary Airs Divorce, Drug Use Details  Article Gerald Farinas 
Mar 12, 2004 12:00am News The Gloves Come Off  Article None Entered 
Mar 11, 2004 12:00am News Hynes pounces on Obama at last debate  Article None Entered 
Mar 10, 2004 12:00am Endorsement People for the American Way Endorses Obama  Article Gerald Farinas 

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