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  IL - District 14 - Special Election
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Illinois > IL - District 14
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline January 02, 2008 - 12:00am
Polls Open March 08, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close March 08, 2008 - 07:00pm
Term Start March 10, 2008 - 10:00am
Term End January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Turnout 15.20% Total Population
ContributorTX DEM
Last ModifiedImperator August 07, 2009 04:37pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameJ. Dennis Hastert Votes117,870 (59.79%)
Term01/03/2007 - 11/26/2007 Margin38,596 (+19.58%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2008
NameBill Foster Votes185,404 (57.75%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin49,751 (+15.50%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 05, 2008 IL District 14 - R Primary Jim Oberweis
Feb 05, 2008 IL District 14 - D Primary Bill Foster
Feb 05, 2008 IL District 14 - Special Election - D Primary Bill Foster
Feb 05, 2008 IL District 14 - Special Election - R Primary Jim Oberweis
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KEY RACE? 7.7500000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
02/06/2008 03/08/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Bill Foster 19 4 ----
Jim Oberweis 10 ------
Leaning Call: Bill Foster (72.97%)
Weighted Call: Bill Foster (77.21%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

02/06/2008 03/04/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name Bill Foster Jim Oberweis  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes52,205 (52.53%) 47,180 (47.47%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -5,025 (-5.06%)  
Predict Avg.50.74% 49.25%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (4 from 3 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg48.02%-- 43.21%--  
Survey USA 
03/03/08-03/04/08
52.00% -- 45.00% --
McLaughlin & Associates (R) 
02/28/08-03/03/08
45.00% -- 47.00% --
Global Strategy Group (D) 
02/21/08-02/24/08
45.00% 2.0 41.00% 4.0
Global Strategy Group (D) 
02/06/08-02/10/08
43.00% -- 45.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 08, 2008 09:35pm Blog Entry It's No Longer Science Fiction In IL-14  Article ArmyDem 
Mar 07, 2008 03:35pm News [IL-14] Foggy Window to November in Race to Replace Ex-Speaker  Article ArmyDem 
Mar 06, 2008 07:00pm Editorial Meet the Wadsworths  Article RP 
Mar 06, 2008 05:00pm Blog Entry NRCC Blows Nearly One Third of its CoH on IL-14 Special Election  Article ArmyDem 
Feb 17, 2008 03:00pm News [IL-14] Great divides  Article ArmyDem 
Feb 07, 2008 08:00pm News Foster Up Already In IL-14  Article ArmyDem 

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