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  IL - District 08
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Illinois > IL - District 08
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2006 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Turnout 28.06% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedImperator December 05, 2006 07:18pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2004
NameMelissa Bean Votes139,792 (51.70%)
Term01/03/2005 - 01/03/2007 Margin9,191 (+3.40%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2008
NameMelissa Bean Votes179,444 (60.72%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin63,363 (+21.44%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 21, 2006 IL District 08-R Primary S. David McSweeney
R 58,450
Mar 21, 2006 IL District 08 - D Primary Melissa Bean
D 23,375
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
03/18/2005 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Melissa Bean 23 12 1 1
S. David McSweeney 6 2 ----
Leaning Call: Melissa Bean (84.37%)
Weighted Call: Melissa Bean (93.09%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

08/27/2006 10/26/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Rep. Melissa Bean S. David McSweeney Bill Scheurer  
PartyDemocratic Republican Moderate  
Campaign Logo  
Uncertified Votes93,355 (50.91%) 80,720 (44.02%) 9,312 (5.08%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -12,635 (-6.89%) -84,043 (-45.83%)  
Predict Avg.54.00% 44.00% 2.00%  
Cash On Hand 6/30 $2,175,474.00 $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/0001 00/00/0001 00/00/2005  
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MATCHUP POLLS (7 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg45.44%-- 38.60%-- 4.22%--  
Constituent Dynamics 
10/24/06-10/26/06
50.00% 3.0 45.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Richard Day Research 
10/18/06-10/24/06
42.00% -- 39.00% -- 8.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/14/06-10/18/06
50.00% -- 31.00% -- 4.00% --
Constituent Dynamics 
10/15/06-10/16/06
47.00% -- 44.00% -- 0.00% --
Bennett, Petts & Normington (D) 
10/11/06-10/12/06
49.00% -- 33.00% -- 7.00% --
Benenson Strategy Group (D) 
09/10/06-09/12/06
47.00% -- 28.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
IndP 6921
I Silver Dime
Laf-W Craverguy
 


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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 10, 2006 06:00pm Endorsement Businesses back Bean re-election to Congress  Article Monsieur 
Jul 26, 2006 12:30pm Analysis IL 8: Freshman Bean Appears Strong, But Far From Safe  Article RP 
Jun 29, 2006 03:00pm News Third-party candidate likely to be off ballot [IL-08]  Article COSDem 
Apr 14, 2006 12:00pm Blog Entry IL-08 Unofficial [Rep] Bean/McSweeney Numbers  Article ArmyDem 
May 16, 2005 09:00pm News Republicans hoping to clear field in Ill.-8  Article ArmyDem 

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