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  IL Governor - D Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline December 01, 1997 - 12:00pm
Polls Open March 17, 1998 - 06:00am
Polls Close March 17, 1998 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 01, 1999 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 2003 - 12:00pm
Turnout 8.31% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last Modifiedev May 16, 2009 03:20am
Data SourcesIL State Board of Elections Vote Total Book Primary 1998 P. 4
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1994
NameJim Edgar Votes1,984,318 (63.87%)
Term01/09/1995 - 01/11/1999 Margin914,468 (+29.44%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1998
NameGeorge Ryan Votes1,714,094 (51.03%)
Term01/11/1999 - 01/13/2003 Margin119,903 (+3.57%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceIL Governor 11/03/1998
MAP

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KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
02/15/2003 03/17/1998
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
01/28/1998 01/28/1998

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Glenn Poshard Attorney General Roland Burris John R. Schmidt Jim Burns Larry Burgess Maurice Horton  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Uncertified Votes357,342 (37.60%) 290,393 (30.56%) 236,309 (24.87%) 55,233 (5.81%) 6,075 (0.64%) 4,955 (0.52%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -66,949 (-7.04%) -121,033 (-12.74%) -302,109 (-31.79%) -351,267 (-36.96%) -352,387 (-37.08%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg15.29%-- 28.29%-- 9.29%-- 8.29%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Chicago Tribune 
01/28/98-01/28/98
18.00% -- 31.00% -- 12.00% -- 11.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D Michael J. Madigan [L]
DL Some say...
D Dick Durbin [L]
  Chicago Police Lodge
D Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. [L]
Laf-W Craverguy
D Jesse L. Jackson [L]
D Gary J. LaPaille [L]
D Daniel Solis [L]
D Barack Obama [L]
  Chicago Sun-Times
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 10, 2009 09:00pm News A Front-Runner Fades and Some See Race Playing a Role [IL Gov 1998]  Article COSDem 
Jan 15, 1998 10:00pm Endorsement NOW endorses Schmidt for governor of Illinois 1998  Article COSDem 

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