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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 01, 2010 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2017 - 12:00pm
Turnout 28.87% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last Modifiedev January 20, 2011 09:22pm
Data SourcesIllinois State Board of Elections
[Link] pp. 3-13
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameMark Kirk Votes1,677,729 (47.31%)
Term11/29/2010 - 01/03/2011 Margin36,243 (+1.02%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/2016
NameTammy Duckworth Votes3,012,940 (54.86%)
Term01/03/2017 - 01/03/2023 Margin828,248 (+15.08%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/12/2008 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Mark Kirk 36 1 1 --
Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias 19 6 --3
Leaning Call: Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias (51.19%)
Weighted Call: Mark Kirk (57.40%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/26/2009 10/31/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Mark Kirk Treasurer Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias LeAlan M. Jones Mike Labno (W) Robert L. Zadek (W) Willie "Will" Boyd, Jr. (W) Corey Dabney
PartyRepublican Democratic Green Libertarian Independent Independent Independent
Campaign Logo
Certified Votes1,778,698 (48.02%) 1,719,478 (46.42%) 117,914 (3.18%) 87,247 (2.36%) 561 (0.02%) 468 (0.01%) 33 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -59,220 (-1.60%) -1,660,784 (-44.83%) -1,691,451 (-45.66%) -1,778,137 (-48.00%) -1,778,230 (-48.00%) -1,778,665 (-48.01%)
Predict Avg.46.79% 49.66% 2.11% 0.11% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 6/30 $3,946,527.00 6/30 $1,025,056.00 $-- $-- 3/31 $357.00 6/30 $1,047.00 $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Entry Date 08/04/2009 08/04/2009 08/04/2009 09/00/2009 08/10/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010
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MATCHUP POLLS (51 from 15 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg42.79%-- 40.54%-- 3.80%-- 1.81%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Public Policy Polling 
10/30/10-10/31/10
46.00% 4.0 42.00% 2.0 3.00% 1.0 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/25/10-10/30/10
45.80% -- 48.50% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/26/10-10/26/10
46.00% 2.0 42.00% 2.0 5.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Anzalone Liszt Research (D) 
10/20/10-10/24/10
36.00% -- 38.00% -- 7.00% -- 4.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Pulse Opinion Research 
10/23/10-10/23/10
43.00% 1.0 41.00% 1.0 7.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/18/10-10/22/10
44.00% 10.0 41.00% 7.0 5.00% 1.0 4.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
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MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Susanne Atanus (W) Shon-Tiyon "Santiago" Horton (W) Avner Nagar (W) Stan Jagla (W) Darren Raichart (W) Lowell M. Seida  
PartyIndependent Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes19 (0.00%) 16 (0.00%) 15 (0.00%) 12 (0.00%) 9 (0.00%) 3 (0.00%)  
Margin-1,778,679 (-48.01%) -1,778,682 (-48.01%) -1,778,683 (-48.01%) -1,778,686 (-48.01%) -1,778,689 (-48.01%) -1,778,695 (-48.01%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- 3/31 $287.00 $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 -- 00/00/2010  
MATCHUP POLLS (51 from 15 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Public Policy Polling 
10/30/10-10/31/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
10/25/10-10/30/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/26/10-10/26/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Anzalone Liszt Research (D) 
10/20/10-10/24/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Pulse Opinion Research 
10/23/10-10/23/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/18/10-10/22/10
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 


EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
06/30/2010 Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias TVAd Attack eng On and On  00:01:02 RP 
06/30/2010 Mark Kirk TVAd Attack eng Risky  00:00:33 RP 
06/30/2010 Mark Kirk TVAd Attack eng Stand  00:00:33 RP 
06/29/2010 Mark Kirk TVAd Issue eng Mark Kirk: Admit the Mistakes, Own Them, Fix Them  00:01:08 COSDem 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 20, 2010 05:00pm General Kirk campaign held “Bejing fundraiser” day before tax loophole vote  Article RP 
Aug 10, 2010 12:20pm General Libertarian likely to join Giannoulias, Kirk on Senate ballot  Article RP 
Aug 10, 2010 11:50am General Kirk votes against jobs bill he praised earlier  Article RP 
Aug 06, 2010 04:30am General Barack Obama's home-field disadvantage  Article Jason 
Aug 04, 2010 03:00pm Interview Mark Kirk’s Ex-wife: ‘Svengali Figure’ Influencing Candidate  Article RP 
Jul 20, 2010 12:20pm Proposed Legislation Giannoulias proposes major ethics reforms  Article RP 
Jul 05, 2010 07:20pm Scandal More Trouble For Giannoulias In IL-SEN? Dem Got $30K Tax Refund As Family Bank Collapsed  Article DEPolitics 
Jul 04, 2010 07:00pm Scandal Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias did not pay taxes   Article DEPolitics 
Jun 21, 2010 03:55pm Event Mark Kirk makes like bunny, flees from press  Article RP 
Jun 18, 2010 02:55pm Statement School Officials Say Candidate Overstated His Role  Article RP 
Jun 16, 2010 11:00am General In Illinois Race, a Teaching Career Is Questioned  Article RP 
Jun 15, 2010 10:00pm Poll Poll: Just 10 percent believe Mark Kirk’s story  Article COSDem 
Jun 15, 2010 10:00pm Scandal Pentagon confirms Mark Kirk violated policy   Article COSDem 
Jun 11, 2010 02:00pm Speculative Conservative may enter [IL] U.S. Senate race  Article RP 
Jun 09, 2010 08:45pm Scandal DoD Under Secretary says Mark Kirk broke the law  Article COSDem 
Jun 08, 2010 05:00pm Endorsement Mark Kirk loses backing of two environmental groups   Article COSDem 
Jun 01, 2010 08:00pm Speculative Truth or Consequences  Article RP 
May 29, 2010 05:00pm Scandal Illinois Senate candidate Mark Kirk admits claim about military award was inaccurate  Article COSDem 
May 24, 2010 08:00pm News Jesse Jackson, Jr. Considers Endorsing Kirk Over Giannoulias In Illinois Senate Race  Article Scott³ 
May 20, 2010 05:00pm Blog Entry Why Blumenthal but not Kirk?   Article COSDem 
Apr 24, 2010 12:00am News US Regulators Close Seven Illinois Banks   Article particleman 
Apr 13, 2010 03:50pm News Kirk Outraises Giannoulias By $1M In 1stQ  Article Penn Con 
Apr 09, 2010 03:35pm Strategy Giannoulias Campaign Trying to Control Message  Article Jason 
Apr 08, 2010 03:00pm Speculative Claypool for senator? Top Democrats may be thinking just that  Article Jason 
Dec 10, 2009 02:00am Commentary Hopeful for Obama seat changes tune  Article RP 
Nov 15, 2009 06:00pm Analysis Dems at risk of losing Obama's old Senate seat   Article Imperator 
Nov 06, 2009 03:20pm Commentary Moving right might cost Kirk election  Article RP 
Nov 03, 2009 01:40pm Strategy Kirk primary challenger threatens indy bid  Article RP 
Oct 12, 2009 02:20pm Poll New [IL Sen] poll shows Kirk up over Alexi Giannoulias  Article RP 
Dec 11, 2008 10:00pm Blog Entry [IL] Roskam’s Interested  Article ArmyDem 

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