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  IL State House 026
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Parents > United States > Illinois > IL State House > IL State House 026
OfficeState House
Type General Election
Filing Deadline December 01, 1977 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1981 - 12:00pm
# Winners3
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifiedRBH May 25, 2010 12:15pm
Data SourcesIL Board of Elections Vote Total Book, General 1978, P. 68
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameJames C. Taylor Votes54,070 (43.46%)
Term01/03/1977 - 01/03/1979 Margin47,686 (+38.33%)
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NamePeggy Smith Martin Votes52,756 (42.41%)
Term01/03/1977 - 01/03/1979 Margin46,372 (+37.28%)
  PartyIndependent Won11/02/1976
NameTaylor Pouncey Votes11,193 (9.00%)
Term01/03/1977 - 01/03/1979 Margin4,809 (+3.87%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1980
NameEthel Skyles Alexander Votes48,239 (42.61%)
Term01/03/1981 - 01/03/1983 Margin44,221 (+39.06%)
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1980
NameJames C. Taylor Votes47,099 (41.60%)
Term01/03/1981 - 01/03/1983 Margin43,081 (+38.05%)
  PartyCitizens for Taylor Pouncey Won11/04/1980
NameTaylor Pouncey Votes11,753 (10.38%)
Term01/03/1981 - 01/03/1983 Margin7,735 (+6.83%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 21, 1978 IL State House 026 - D Primary
Ethel Skyles Alexander
D 50,966
MAP
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CANDIDATES (3 Winners)
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Name Ethel Skyles Alexander (I) St. Rep. James C. Taylor (I) Taylor Pouncey Jerry Washington  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Citizens for Taylor Pouncey Republican  
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Uncertified Votes33,393 (42.73%) 26,674 (34.13%) 10,813 (13.84%) 7,269 (9.30%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -6,719 (-8.60%) -22,580 (-28.89%) -26,124 (-33.43%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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