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Parents > United States > Illinois > Counties > Cook > Chicago > Mayor
OfficeMayor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline December 13, 2010 - 12:00pm
Polls Open February 22, 2011 - 06:00am
Polls Close February 22, 2011 - 07:00pm
Term Start May 16, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End May 18, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 21.94% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last Modifiedev March 10, 2011 02:53pm
Data SourcesChicago City Election Results: [Link]

NBC 5 Elections: [Link]
Description The first day to circulate nominating petitions for mayor is Sept. 14. The last day to deliver at least 12,500 valid signatures is November 22nd.

If no candidate gets over 50% there will be a run off held on April 5th.

Term starts May 16, 2011.

NBC 5 Election Results [Link]
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won02/27/2007
NameRichard M. Daley Votes324,519 (70.69%)
Term05/04/2007 - 05/04/2011 Margin232,641 (+50.68%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won04/07/2015
NameRahm Emanuel Votes332,171 (56.23%)
Term05/16/2015 - 05/20/2019 Margin73,609 (+12.46%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
MAP
IL Cook County Cities MAP
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/21/2010 02/22/2011
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Rahm Emanuel 8 3 5 11
Leaning Call: Rahm Emanuel (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Rahm Emanuel (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

09/08/2010 02/18/2011

CANDIDATES
Photo
Name Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel Gery Chico City Clerk Miguel Del Valle Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins William "Dock" Walls, III (W) Write-In
PartyNonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Certified Votes326,331 (55.19%) 141,228 (23.89%) 54,689 (9.25%) 53,062 (8.97%) 9,704 (1.64%) 5,343 (0.90%) 895 (0.15%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -185,103 (-31.31%) -271,642 (-45.94%) -273,269 (-46.22%) -316,627 (-53.55%) -320,988 (-54.29%) -325,436 (-55.04%)
Predict Avg.42.00% 28.00% 10.00% 6.00% 4.00% 3.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
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MATCHUP POLLS (16 from 9 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg50.35%-- 17.23%-- 8.29%-- 10.97%-- 2.63%-- 1.60%-- 0.00%--
We Ask America 
02/18/11-02/18/11
54.75% 2.8 22.27% 7.9 9.91% 5.8 7.75% 3.3 3.45% 1.4 1.87% 1.2 0.00% --
Victory Research 
02/10/11-02/12/11
44.80% -- 16.10% -- 9.60% -- 22.50% -- 0.90% -- 1.10% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
02/05/11-02/09/11
49.00% 5.0 19.00% 3.0 8.00% 1.0 10.00% 11.0 0.00% 1.0 0.00% 2.0 0.00% --
Richard Day Research 
02/03/11-02/07/11
54.00% -- 14.00% -- 8.00% -- 6.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
We Ask America 
01/24/11-01/24/11
51.91% 22.2 14.41% -- 4.12% -- 11.04% -- 2.01% -- 0.70% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
01/15/11-01/19/11
44.00% 12.0 16.00% 7.0 7.00% 4.0 21.00% 15.0 1.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D Forrest Claypool [L]
D David Hoffman [L]
D Jesse White [L]
  Chicago Tribune
  Tea Party Patriots
LPC Dr. King Schultz
D Jason
D Some say...
Laf-W Craverguy
D Tom Geoghegan [L]
  IVI-IPO
D Rey Colon [L]
SNP Progressive Scot
  Planned Parenthood Federation of America
D Sarnstrom
D Jesse L. Jackson [L]
MORE CANDIDATES
Photo
Name (W) Tom Hanson (W) John Hawkins (W) Fred K. White (W) John Hu (W) Alfredo Castillo (W) Alex "AG" George (W) D’Anne E. Burley
PartyNonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Certified Votes9 (0.00%) 8 (0.00%) 6 (0.00%) 4 (0.00%) 4 (0.00%) 3 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
Margin-326,322 (-55.19%) -326,323 (-55.19%) -326,325 (-55.19%) -326,327 (-55.19%) -326,327 (-55.19%) -326,328 (-55.19%) -326,331 (-55.19%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website]
MATCHUP POLLS (16 from 9 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
We Ask America 
02/18/11-02/18/11
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Victory Research 
02/10/11-02/12/11
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
02/05/11-02/09/11
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Richard Day Research 
02/03/11-02/07/11
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
We Ask America 
01/24/11-01/24/11
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
01/15/11-01/19/11
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
VIEW 2 MORE CANDIDATES

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
09/24/2010 TVAd Biography eng Miguel Del Valle for Mayor - For All Chicago  00:00:30 COSDem 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 22, 2011 08:20pm General Rahm Emanuel wins Chicago mayor race   Article COSDem 
Feb 14, 2011 01:00pm News Carol Moseley Braun Under Fire for Comments About Emanuel, Hitler Character in ‘The Producers’  Article TX DEM 
Jan 30, 2011 11:00pm News Carol Moseley Braun Calls Patricia Van-Pelt Watkins Crack Addict at Candidate Forum  Article RBH 
Jan 29, 2011 11:20pm News Ballots without Emanuel's name locked up  Article ev 
Jan 27, 2011 05:10pm Legal Ruling Supreme Court: Emanuel on Chicago mayor ballot   Article COSDem 
Jan 25, 2011 12:30pm News Rahm Emanuel's name back on ballot  Article Homegrown Democrat 

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