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  IL US Senate - Appointment
Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
Type Appointment
Filing Deadline December 30, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open January 12, 2009 - 06:00am
Polls Close January 12, 2009 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 15, 2009 - 01:00pm
Term End November 29, 2010 - 03:30pm
Last ModifiedJohn December 06, 2012 10:49am
Data Sources
Description A Senate appointment by the Governor of Illinois is required when
Senator Barack Obama resigns to become President of the United States.
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2004
NameBarack Obama Votes3,597,456 (69.97%)
Term01/03/2005 - 11/16/2008 Margin2,206,766 (+42.92%)
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameMark Kirk Votes1,677,729 (47.31%)
Term11/29/2010 - 01/03/2011 Margin36,243 (+1.02%)
United States 1959 - MAP
KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
Leaning Graph
12/04/2008 01/12/2009
Dan Hynes ------1
Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. 1 ------
Janice D. "Jan" Schakowsky ------1
Roland Burris ------5
Emil D. Jones, Jr. ------1
Leaning Call: Roland Burris (60.61%)
Weighted Call: Emil D. Jones, Jr. (100.00%)
Poll Graph

11/05/2008 12/10/2008

Name Sen. Roland Burris  
Certified Votes1 (100.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
Website [Website]  
MATCHUP POLLS (3 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%--  
Rasmussen Reports 
0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
0.00% --
Zogby International 
0.00% --
Veg Thomas Walker

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Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor


Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 03, 2009 07:50pm News Sources: Hull wanted Obama's Senate seat   Article COSDem 
Feb 26, 2009 12:00pm Investigation BURRIS' SON GOT STATE JOB FROM BLAGO   Article RP 
Jan 12, 2009 03:00pm News Senate relents, will seat Burris  Article Thomas Walker 
Jan 09, 2009 01:00pm News Court ruling complicates Burris case  Article Ex-New Jerseyan 
Jan 08, 2009 04:00pm News Burris Says There Was No Quid Pro Quo  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jan 06, 2009 11:00am News Feinstein bucks Dems on Burris  Article karin1492 
Jan 06, 2009 09:00am News Burris denied entry to Senate  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jan 03, 2009 09:00am News Roland Burris tells Lynn Sweet: 'We are the senator'  Article TX DEM 
Jan 03, 2009 09:00am News Reid pressured Blagojevich not to appoint Jackson Jr. to Obama’s U.S. Senate seat  Article TX DEM 
Jan 01, 2009 04:00pm News Officers could bar Burris from Senate  Article COSDem 
Dec 31, 2008 01:15pm General Blago's first choice was Rep. Danny Davis  Article Thomas Walker 
Dec 31, 2008 09:00am News Blocking Blago: Senate has Plan B for 90-day delay  Article COSDem 
Dec 30, 2008 06:00pm Blog Entry Blago's Hail Mary Pass  Article COSDem 
Dec 30, 2008 05:40pm General Obama calls Blago move [to appoint Burris] 'disappointing'  Article Monsieur 
Dec 30, 2008 02:00pm Analysis Dems may not be able to block Blago pick  Article Monsieur 
Dec 30, 2008 12:00pm Blog Entry Jesse White Says No [Burris Appointment]  Article COSDem 
Dec 30, 2008 12:00pm News Reid: Burris won't be seated  Article COSDem 
Dec 30, 2008 11:10am News Blagojevich to name Burris to Senate  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Dec 30, 2008 11:00am News Senate Leadership: Burris 'unacceptable'  Article COSDem 
Dec 19, 2008 10:00am Endorsement Mikva not interested in replacing Obama in Senate; touts Rep. Jan Schakowsky for the seat  Article COSDem 
Dec 14, 2008 08:30am Announcement Burris tosses hat into ring for Senate  Article Craverguy 
Dec 12, 2008 10:00am Blog Entry Report: Rahm And Blago Talked About Senate Seat  Article karin1492 
Dec 11, 2008 03:00pm Analysis Jackson now unlikely Obama replacement  Article MD Indy 
Dec 10, 2008 05:10pm Announcement Reid Prefers Senate Appointment to Special Election  Article Karma Policeman 
Dec 09, 2008 02:00pm News Democrats urge special election to succeed Obama  Article Otis Gough 
Dec 09, 2008 01:55pm Blog Entry Meet Pat Quinn: the man who might pick Barack Obama's Senate replacement  Article Craverguy 
Dec 06, 2008 12:00pm Speculative Source: Illinois State Senator to Fill Obama's Senate Seat  Article RBH 
Dec 01, 2008 01:00pm Endorsement Chicago Sun-Times Endorsement: Rep. Jackson is our choice to be senator  Article COSDem 
Nov 28, 2008 09:50am News Blagojevich’s slip fuels Davis speculation  Article Otis Gough 
Nov 19, 2008 09:00am News Gutierrez says he's interested in Obama's Senate seat  Article TX DEM 
Nov 16, 2008 02:00pm News Obama resigns Senate seat, thanks Illinois  Article Monsieur 
Nov 11, 2008 08:05am News Sources: Jarrett headed to White House, not Senate  Article COSDem 
Nov 09, 2008 12:00pm Speculative Source: Obama wants Valerie Jarrett to replace him in Senate  Article Scott³ 
Oct 26, 2008 02:00pm News Jesse Jackson Jr. hopes to replace Obama in Senate   Article COSDem 
Oct 24, 2008 05:00pm Endorsement If Obama wins, Jackson Jr. should take Senate seat  Article Craverguy 
Aug 01, 2008 01:00pm News Jesse Jackson Jr. Says He’ll Step Up (if Asked) to Fill Obama’s Seat  Article John 
Apr 06, 2008 03:00pm General Schakowsky makes play for Obama's seat  Article RP 

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