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  IL District 2 - Special D Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Illinois > IL - District 02
OfficeHouse of Representatives
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 07, 2013 - 05:00pm
Polls Open February 26, 2013 - 06:00am
Polls Close February 26, 2013 - 07:00pm
Term Start April 10, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 9.17% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedAndy March 27, 2013 12:13am
Data SourcesCity of Chicago: [Link]
Suburban Cook County: [Link]
Kankakee County: [Link]
Will County: [Link]
Description To fill the seat vacated by the resignation of Jesse Jackson, Jr

Candidate Napoleon Harris dropped out of the race and was removed from the ballot.

Patrick Brutus dropped out of the race on 2/20/2013. Toi Hutchinson dropped out of the race on 2/21/2013. Both remained on the ballot.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameJesse L. Jackson, Jr. Votes188,303 (63.25%)
Term01/03/2013 - 11/21/2012 Margin119,188 (+40.03%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/09/2013
NameRobin Kelly Votes58,142 (70.84%)
Term04/10/2013 - 01/03/2015 Margin40,070 (+48.82%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceIL District 2 - Special Election 04/09/2013
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/21/2012 02/26/2013
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Debbie Halvorson 3 ------
Robin Kelly 14 3 --1
Leaning Call: Robin Kelly (88.89%)
Weighted Call: Robin Kelly (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/03/2013 02/19/2013

CANDIDATES
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Name St. Rep. Robin Kelly Rep. Debbie Halvorson Alderman Anthony A. Beale Joyce Washington Ernest B. Fenton St. Sen. Toi Hutchinson Anthony W. Williams
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Certified Votes31,078 (51.87%) 14,649 (24.45%) 6,457 (10.78%) 2,563 (4.28%) 1,545 (2.58%) 1,518 (2.53%) 641 (1.07%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -16,429 (-27.42%) -24,621 (-41.10%) -28,515 (-47.59%) -29,533 (-49.29%) -29,560 (-49.34%) -30,437 (-50.80%)
Predict Avg.30.75% 21.50% 11.66% 2.50% 0.00% 11.50% 1.00%
Cash On Hand 2/6 $88,820.21 2/6 $48,241.43 2/6 $33,758.33 2/6 $79,320.64 $-- 2/6 $199,900.52 $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
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MATCHUP POLLS (5 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg25.03%-- 19.46%-- 9.47%-- -0.70%-- 0.00%-- 14.60%-- 0.00%--
Victory Research 
02/17/13-02/19/13
17.00% -- 21.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
We Ask America 
02/17/13-02/19/13
37.00% -- 19.00% -- 11.50% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
GBA Strategies (D) 
02/04/13-02/05/13
26.00% 11.0 22.00% 3.0 10.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 20.00% 4.0 0.00% --
Normington, Petts & Associates (D) 
01/08/13-01/10/13
8.00% -- 16.00% -- 5.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 12.00% -- 0.00% --
GBA Strategies (D) 
01/03/13-01/07/13
15.00% -- 25.00% -- 10.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 16.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D John A. Pope [L]
D Toi Hutchinson [L]
D Janice D. "Jan" Schakowsky [L]
LPC Dr. King Schultz
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
PRI Paul
D Roland Burris [L]
D Tom Dart [L]
D Deborah Sims [L]
D Edward M. Burke [L]
  AFSCME
D Toni Preckwinkle [L]
D Dave Koehler [L]
D Kimberly A. Lightford [L]
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Mel Reynolds Clifford J. Eagleton Fatimah N. Muhammad Gregory Haynes Larry D. Pickens John D. Blyth Victor Jonathan
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Certified Votes459 (0.77%) 207 (0.35%) 194 (0.32%) 144 (0.24%) 127 (0.21%) 104 (0.17%) 91 (0.15%)
Margin-30,619 (-51.11%) -30,871 (-51.53%) -30,884 (-51.55%) -30,934 (-51.63%) -30,951 (-51.66%) -30,974 (-51.70%) -30,987 (-51.72%)
Predict Avg.4.34% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
MATCHUP POLLS (5 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg2.63%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Victory Research 
02/17/13-02/19/13
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
We Ask America 
02/17/13-02/19/13
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
GBA Strategies (D) 
02/04/13-02/05/13
5.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Normington, Petts & Associates (D) 
01/08/13-01/10/13
7.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
GBA Strategies (D) 
01/03/13-01/07/13
8.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 26, 2013 08:15pm Election Guide Ex-legislator Robin Kelly wins Democratic race for ex-US Rep. Jackson Jr.’s Chicago-area seat  Article COSDem 
Feb 19, 2013 02:00pm News Ald. Anthony Beale lashes out at President Obama's commitment on guns in 2nd CD race  Article RBH 
Feb 16, 2013 10:00pm News Toi Hutchinson to exit IL 2nd District race, back Kelly, as Mike Bloomberg muscles into primary   Article COSDem 
Feb 12, 2013 10:00pm News Kankakee County: Bipartisan support for Hutchinson  Article RBH 
Dec 16, 2012 10:00am News Dems hear from 16, fail to endorse one  Article Imperator 
Dec 03, 2012 04:45am Blog Entry Does This Child Sex Offender Have What It Takes to Replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress?  Article Homegrown Democrat 

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