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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2004 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 2004 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 2004 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2005 - 12:00pm
Term End November 16, 2008 - 12:00pm
Turnout 41.70% Total Population
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedRBH October 15, 2018 11:02pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Term end due to resignation.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1998
NamePeter G. Fitzgerald Votes1,709,041 (50.35%)
Term01/03/1999 - 01/03/2005 Margin98,545 (+2.90%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/12/2009
NameRoland Burris Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/15/2009 - 11/29/2010 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 16, 2004 IL US Senate - D Primary
Barack Obama
D 1,242,996
Mar 16, 2004 IL US Senate - R Primary
Jack Ryan
R 661,804
Aug 04, 2004 IL US Senate - R Primary Replacement
Alan L. Keyes
R 1
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/20/2003 11/02/2004
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Barack Obama 10 15 15 66
Jack Ryan 1 1 1 --
Leaning Call: Barack Obama (98.31%)
Weighted Call: Barack Obama (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

03/25/2004 10/29/2004

CANDIDATES
Photo
Name St. Sen. Barack Obama Assistant Secretary Alan L. Keyes Albert J. Franzen Jerry Kohn (W) Mark Kuhnke (W) Scott Doody (W) Donald McArthur-Self
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Libertarian Independent Republican Independent Independent
Campaign Logo
Certified Votes3,597,456 (69.97%) 1,390,690 (27.05%) 81,164 (1.58%) 69,253 (1.35%) 2,268 (0.04%) 339 (0.01%) 134 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -2,206,766 (-42.92%) -3,516,292 (-68.39%) -3,528,203 (-68.62%) -3,595,188 (-69.92%) -3,597,117 (-69.96%) -3,597,322 (-69.97%)
Predict Avg.62.63% 26.52% 0.44% 1.48% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Servo54.00% (-4.40 pts) -- -- -- -- -- --
Reporting for Duty52.40% (-5.47 pts) -- -- -- -- -- --
New Dem54.00% (-4.40 pts) -- -- -- -- -- --
Blue Wizzrobe58.00% (-1.73 pts) -- -- -- -- -- --
mauime1340.00% (-13.73 pts) -- -- -- -- -- --
Joseph Somebody50.00% (-7.07 pts) -- -- -- -- -- --
None Entered72.00% (+4.89 pts) 23.00% (+0.33 pts) 2.00% (+0.84 pts) 2.00% (+0.67 pts) -- -- --
User #2354.00% (-4.40 pts) -- -- -- -- -- --
PaGuy53.00% (-5.07 pts) -- 1.00% (+0.73 pts) 1.00% (+0.87 pts) -- -- --
Chase McFadden65.00% (+2.93 pts) 28.00% (+2.39 pts) -- 1.50% (+1.00 pts) -- -- --
InspectorMorse75.00% (+2.89 pts) 22.00% (-0.34 pts) 1.00% (+0.73 pts) 2.00% (+0.67 pts) -- -- --
ArmyDem72.00% (+4.89 pts) 26.00% (+2.33 pts) 0.50% (+0.40 pts) 1.50% (+1.00 pts) -- -- --
None Entered70.00% (+6.23 pts) 29.00% (+1.73 pts) -- 1.00% (+0.87 pts) -- -- --
zorkpolitics53.00% (-5.07 pts) -- -- 1.00% (+0.87 pts) -- -- --
PA Indy65.00% (+2.93 pts) -- -- -- -- -- --
Sir Liberal61.25% (+0.43 pts) -- -- 1.77% (+0.82 pts) -- -- --
Joshua L.54.00% (-4.40 pts) -- 1.00% (+0.73 pts) 1.00% (+0.87 pts) -- -- --
Qbanito66.00% (+3.60 pts) 24.00% (+1.00 pts) -- -- -- -- --
Vlajos60.00% (-0.40 pts) 35.00% (-2.27 pts) -- -- -- -- --
The Oncoming Storm51.00% (-6.40 pts) -- -- 1.00% (+0.87 pts) -- -- --
None Entered96.00% (-11.11 pts) -- 1.00% (+0.73 pts) 1.00% (+0.87 pts) -- -- --
CBlock94166.00% (+3.60 pts) 30.00% (+1.06 pts) 0.50% (+0.40 pts) 3.10% (-0.07 pts) -- -- --
E-QUISTADOR71.00% (+5.56 pts) 27.00% (+3.00 pts) 0.25% (+0.23 pts) 1.00% (+0.87 pts) -- -- --
Bulldogscm52.00% (-5.73 pts) -- -- -- -- -- --
Thomas Walker62.00% (+0.93 pts) 36.00% (-2.94 pts) 0.75% (+0.57 pts) 1.15% (+0.97 pts) -- -- --
Ripzaw75.00% (+2.89 pts) 25.00% (+1.66 pts) -- -- -- -- --
New York Democrat65.00% (+2.93 pts) 32.00% (-0.27 pts) -- 1.00% (+0.87 pts) -- -- --
SirWalter57.00% (-2.40 pts) 43.00% (-7.61 pts) -- -- -- -- --
Monsieur64.32% (+2.48 pts) 29.95% (+1.09 pts) 1.74% (+1.01 pts) 2.01% (+0.66 pts) -- -- --
ArchPundit65.00% (+2.93 pts) 25.00% (+1.66 pts) -- 10.00% (-4.67 pts) -- -- --
Ralphie65.00% (+2.93 pts) 32.00% (-0.27 pts) 1.00% (+0.73 pts) 2.00% (+0.67 pts) -- -- --
U Ole Polecat68.00% (+4.93 pts) 30.00% (+1.06 pts) 0.50% (+0.40 pts) 1.50% (+1.00 pts) -- -- --
*crickets chirp*67.00% (+4.27 pts) 30.40% (+0.79 pts) 1.00% (+0.73 pts) 1.50% (+1.00 pts) -- -- --
Brandonius Maximus74.00% (+3.56 pts) 26.00% (+2.33 pts) -- -- -- -- --
COSDem65.00% (+2.93 pts) 30.00% (+1.06 pts) -- 5.00% (-1.33 pts) -- -- --
Cash On Hand 6/30 $3,163,111.00 $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Entry Date 00/00/2004 00/00/2004 00/00/2004 00/00/2004 00/00/0001 -- 00/00/2004
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MATCHUP POLLS (16 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg66.27%-- 23.13%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Survey USA 
10/27/04-10/29/04
66.00% 2.0 27.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/27/04-10/28/04
67.00% 2.0 25.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Richard Day Research 
10/20/04-10/21/04
70.00% -- 20.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/16/04-10/19/04
66.00% -- 19.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/04/04-10/06/04
68.00% 3.0 23.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/03/04-10/05/04
69.00% 1.0 24.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
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MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Kathy Campbell (W) Shaun Bill (W) Marcus Hester (W) Thomas R. Carlson (W) Orlando McDowell (W) Arthur C. Brumfield (W) Lowell M. Seida
PartyIndependent Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent
Campaign Logo
Certified Votes129 (0.00%) 37 (0.00%) 23 (0.00%) 20 (0.00%) 5 (0.00%) 1 (0.00%) 1 (0.00%)
Margin-3,597,327 (-69.97%) -3,597,419 (-69.97%) -3,597,433 (-69.97%) -3,597,436 (-69.97%) -3,597,451 (-69.97%) -3,597,455 (-69.97%) -3,597,455 (-69.97%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Servo -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Reporting for Duty -- -- -- -- -- -- --
New Dem -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Blue Wizzrobe -- -- -- -- -- -- --
mauime13 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Joseph Somebody -- -- -- -- -- -- --
None Entered -- -- -- -- -- -- --
User #23 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
PaGuy -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Chase McFadden -- -- -- -- -- -- --
InspectorMorse -- -- -- -- -- -- --
ArmyDem -- -- -- -- -- -- --
None Entered -- -- -- -- -- -- --
zorkpolitics -- -- -- -- -- -- --
PA Indy -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Sir Liberal -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Joshua L. -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Qbanito -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Vlajos -- -- -- -- -- -- --
The Oncoming Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- --
None Entered -- -- -- -- -- -- --
CBlock941 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
E-QUISTADOR -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Bulldogscm -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thomas Walker -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Ripzaw -- -- -- -- -- -- --
New York Democrat -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SirWalter -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Monsieur -- -- -- -- -- -- --
ArchPundit -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Ralphie -- -- -- -- -- -- --
U Ole Polecat -- -- -- -- -- -- --
*crickets chirp* -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Brandonius Maximus -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COSDem -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website]
Entry Date -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MATCHUP POLLS (16 from 8 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Survey USA 
10/27/04-10/29/04
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/27/04-10/28/04
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Richard Day Research 
10/20/04-10/21/04
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/16/04-10/19/04
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/04/04-10/06/04
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/03/04-10/05/04
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements

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 00, 2004 - Jun 25, 2004

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 26, 2005 10:00am News Obama's Stand Against Patriot Act Cheered  Article The Sunset Provision 
Nov 16, 2004 12:00am Amusing How and why Dr. Keyes won in Illinois  Article Servo 
Nov 05, 2004 12:00am News Keyes blames Republicans, media for his defeat  Article Servo 
Nov 02, 2004 12:00am News Keyes Says Supporting Obama Akin to Mortal Sin  Article Servo 
Oct 29, 2004 12:00am News Obama sweeps newspaper endorsements in Senate race  Article None Entered 
Oct 24, 2004 12:00am Editorial About those Republicans . . .  Article COSDem 

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