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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1990 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1990 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1990 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 14, 1991 - 12:00pm
Term End January 09, 1995 - 12:00pm
Turnout 28.50% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last Modifiedev December 13, 2008 12:44am
Data SourcesIL Board of Elections Vote Total Book, General 1990, P. 4
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1986
NameJames R. Thompson Votes1,655,945 (52.67%)
Term01/12/1987 - 01/14/1991 Margin399,220 (+12.70%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1994
NameJim Edgar Votes1,984,318 (63.87%)
Term01/09/1995 - 01/11/1999 Margin914,468 (+29.44%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 20, 1990 IL Governor- R Primary Jim Edgar
R 767,695
Mar 20, 1990 IL Governor- D Primary Neil Hartigan
D 802,901
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10/01/1990 10/21/1990

CANDIDATES
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Name Secretary of State Jim Edgar Attorney General Neil Hartigan Jessie A. Fields  
PartyRepublican Democratic Illinois Solidarity  
Campaign Logo  
Uncertified Votes1,653,126 (50.75%) 1,569,217 (48.17%) 35,067 (1.08%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -83,909 (-2.58%) -1,618,059 (-49.67%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $8,304,580.00 12/1 $8,663,674.00 $--  
Website [Website]  
Entry Date -- -- --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (2 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg42.73%-- 38.79%-- 0.00%--  
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 
10/21/90-10/21/90
42.20% -- 37.40% -- 0.00% --
Chicago Sun-Times 
10/01/90-10/03/90
46.00% -- 44.00% -- 0.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 00, 1991 12:00am News Vote analysis of Edgar victory: Chicago turnout disaster for Hartigan  Article COSDem 

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