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  IL District 2 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Illinois > IL - District 02
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline December 01, 1995 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 12, 1995 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close December 12, 1995 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start December 15, 1995 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1997 - 12:00pm
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedPaul December 01, 2012 12:40am
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997," Michael J. Dubin, p. 796
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1994
NameMel Reynolds Votes93,998 (98.06%)
Term01/03/1995 - 10/01/1995 Margin92,435 (+96.43%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1996
NameJesse L. Jackson, Jr. Votes172,648 (94.06%)
Term01/03/1997 - 01/03/1999 Margin161,768 (+88.14%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Nov 28, 1995 IL District 2 - Special D Primary
Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.
D 62,228
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Name Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. Thomas J. Somer  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes48,145 (76.04%) 15,171 (23.96%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -32,974 (-52.08%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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