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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 2010 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2017 - 12:00pm
Turnout 28.87% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last Modifiedev January 20, 2011 09:22pm
Data SourcesIllinois State Board of Elections
[Link] pp. 3-13
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameMark Kirk Votes1,677,729 (47.31%)
Term11/29/2010 - 01/03/2011 Margin36,243 (+1.02%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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KEY RACE? 9.6000003815 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/12/2008 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Mark Kirk 36 1 1 --
Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias 19 6 --3
Leaning Call: Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias (51.19%)
Weighted Call: Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias (93.41%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/26/2009 10/31/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Mark Kirk Treasurer Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias LeAlan M. Jones Mike Labno (W) Robert L. Zadek (W) Willie "Will" Boyd, Jr. (W) Corey Dabney
PartyRepublican Democratic Green Libertarian Independent Independent Independent
Certified Votes1,778,698 (48.02%) 1,719,478 (46.42%) 117,914 (3.18%) 87,247 (2.36%) 561 (0.02%) 468 (0.01%) 33 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -59,220 (-1.60%) -1,660,784 (-44.83%) -1,691,451 (-45.66%) -1,778,137 (-48.00%) -1,778,230 (-48.00%) -1,778,665 (-48.01%)
Predict Avg.46.79% 49.66% 2.11% 0.11% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 6/30 $3,946,527.00 6/30 $1,025,056.00 $-- $-- 3/31 $357.00 6/30 $1,047.00 $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
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MATCHUP POLLS (51 from 15 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg42.97%-- 41.20%-- 3.52%-- 2.16%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/30/10-10/31/10
46.00% 4.0 42.00% 2.0 3.00% 1.0 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/25/10-10/30/10
45.80% -- 48.50% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/26/10-10/26/10
46.00% 2.0 42.00% 2.0 5.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Anzalone Liszt Research (D) 
10/20/10-10/24/10
36.00% -- 38.00% -- 7.00% -- 4.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Pulse Opinion Research 
10/23/10-10/23/10
43.00% 1.0 41.00% 1.0 7.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/18/10-10/22/10
44.00% 10.0 41.00% 7.0 5.00% 1.0 4.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Combat Veterans for Congress PAC
FL Silver Dime
  To Protect Our Heritage PAC
  Moline Dispatch/RI Argus
  Southern Illinoisan
  Chicago Sun-Times
D Brandonius Maximus
D Some say...
I Mr Independent
D Jason
I TX_Progressive
I Takahe
LBT Jed
R Fred Brereton [L]
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Susanne Atanus (W) Shon-Tiyon "Santiago" Horton (W) Avner Nagar (W) Stan Jagla (W) Darren Raichart (W) Lowell M. Seida  
PartyIndependent Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent  
Certified Votes19 (0.00%) 16 (0.00%) 15 (0.00%) 12 (0.00%) 9 (0.00%) 3 (0.00%)  
Margin-1,778,679 (-48.01%) -1,778,682 (-48.01%) -1,778,683 (-48.01%) -1,778,686 (-48.01%) -1,778,689 (-48.01%) -1,778,695 (-48.01%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- 3/31 $287.00 $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
MATCHUP POLLS (51 from 15 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/30/10-10/31/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/25/10-10/30/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/26/10-10/26/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Anzalone Liszt Research (D) 
10/20/10-10/24/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Pulse Opinion Research 
10/23/10-10/23/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/18/10-10/22/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
06/30/2010 Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias TVAd Attack eng On and On  00:01:02 RP 
06/30/2010 Mark Kirk TVAd Attack eng Risky  00:00:33 RP 
06/30/2010 Mark Kirk TVAd Attack eng Stand  00:00:33 RP 
06/29/2010 Mark Kirk TVAd Issue eng Mark Kirk: Admit the Mistakes, Own Them, Fix Them  00:01:08 COSDem 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 20, 2010 05:00pm General Kirk campaign held “Bejing fundraiser” day before tax loophole vote  Article RP 
Aug 10, 2010 12:20pm General Libertarian likely to join Giannoulias, Kirk on Senate ballot  Article RP 
Aug 10, 2010 11:50am General Kirk votes against jobs bill he praised earlier  Article RP 
Aug 06, 2010 04:30am General Barack Obama's home-field disadvantage  Article Jason 
Aug 04, 2010 03:00pm Interview Mark Kirk’s Ex-wife: ‘Svengali Figure’ Influencing Candidate  Article RP 
Jul 20, 2010 12:20pm Proposed Legislation Giannoulias proposes major ethics reforms  Article RP 

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