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  IL US Senate - Appointment
Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
Type Appointment
Filing Deadline December 30, 2008 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open January 12, 2009 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close January 12, 2009 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 15, 2009 - 01:00pm
Term End November 29, 2010 - 03:30pm
Last ModifiedJohn December 06, 2012 10:49am
Data Sources
Description A Senate appointment by the Governor of Illinois is required when
Senator Barack Obama resigns to become President of the United States.
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2004
NameBarack Obama Votes3,597,456 (69.97%)
Term01/03/2005 - 11/16/2008 Margin2,206,766 (+42.92%)
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameMark Kirk Votes1,677,729 (47.31%)
Term11/29/2010 - 01/03/2011 Margin36,243 (+1.02%)
United States 1959 - MAP
KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
Leaning Graph
12/04/2008 01/12/2009
Dan Hynes ------1
Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. 1 ------
Janice D. "Jan" Schakowsky ------1
Roland Burris ------5
Emil D. Jones, Jr. ------1
Leaning Call: Roland Burris (60.61%)
Weighted Call: Roland Burris (97.60%)
Poll Graph

11/05/2008 12/10/2008

Name Sen. Roland Burris  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes1 (100.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
Website [Website]  
Entry Date --  
MATCHUP POLLS (3 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%--  
Rasmussen Reports 
0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
0.00% --
Zogby International 
0.00% --

Blair Hull (D)
 00, 2009
Dan Hynes (D)
 00, 2009
Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D)
 00, 2009
Emil D. Jones, Jr. (D)
 00, 2009
Lisa Madigan (D)
 00, 2009
Janice D. "Jan" Schakowsky (D)
 00, 2009

Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor


Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 03, 2009 07:50pm News Sources: Hull wanted Obama's Senate seat   Article COSDem 
Feb 26, 2009 12:00pm Investigation BURRIS' SON GOT STATE JOB FROM BLAGO   Article RP 
Jan 12, 2009 03:00pm News Senate relents, will seat Burris  Article Thomas Walker 
Jan 09, 2009 01:00pm News Court ruling complicates Burris case  Article Ex-New Jerseyan 
Jan 08, 2009 04:00pm News Burris Says There Was No Quid Pro Quo  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jan 06, 2009 11:00am News Feinstein bucks Dems on Burris  Article karin1492 
Jan 06, 2009 09:00am News Burris denied entry to Senate  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jan 03, 2009 09:00am News Roland Burris tells Lynn Sweet: 'We are the senator'  Article TX DEM 
Jan 03, 2009 09:00am News Reid pressured Blagojevich not to appoint Jackson Jr. to Obama’s U.S. Senate seat  Article TX DEM 
Jan 01, 2009 04:00pm News Officers could bar Burris from Senate  Article COSDem 
Dec 31, 2008 01:15pm General Blago's first choice was Rep. Danny Davis  Article Thomas Walker 
Dec 31, 2008 09:00am News Blocking Blago: Senate has Plan B for 90-day delay  Article COSDem 
Dec 30, 2008 06:00pm Blog Entry Blago's Hail Mary Pass  Article COSDem 
Dec 30, 2008 05:40pm General Obama calls Blago move [to appoint Burris] 'disappointing'  Article Monsieur 
Dec 30, 2008 02:00pm Analysis Dems may not be able to block Blago pick  Article Monsieur 
Dec 30, 2008 12:00pm Blog Entry Jesse White Says No [Burris Appointment]  Article COSDem 
Dec 30, 2008 12:00pm News Reid: Burris won't be seated  Article COSDem 
Dec 30, 2008 11:10am News Blagojevich to name Burris to Senate  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Dec 30, 2008 11:00am News Senate Leadership: Burris 'unacceptable'  Article COSDem 
Dec 19, 2008 10:00am Endorsement Mikva not interested in replacing Obama in Senate; touts Rep. Jan Schakowsky for the seat  Article COSDem 
Dec 14, 2008 08:30am Announcement Burris tosses hat into ring for Senate  Article Craverguy 
Dec 12, 2008 10:00am Blog Entry Report: Rahm And Blago Talked About Senate Seat  Article karin1492 
Dec 11, 2008 03:00pm Analysis Jackson now unlikely Obama replacement  Article MD Indy 
Dec 10, 2008 05:10pm Announcement Reid Prefers Senate Appointment to Special Election  Article Karma Policeman 
Dec 09, 2008 02:00pm News Democrats urge special election to succeed Obama  Article Otis Gough 
Dec 09, 2008 01:55pm Blog Entry Meet Pat Quinn: the man who might pick Barack Obama's Senate replacement  Article Craverguy 
Dec 06, 2008 12:00pm Speculative Source: Illinois State Senator to Fill Obama's Senate Seat  Article RBH 
Dec 01, 2008 01:00pm Endorsement Chicago Sun-Times Endorsement: Rep. Jackson is our choice to be senator  Article COSDem 
Nov 28, 2008 09:50am News Blagojevich’s slip fuels Davis speculation  Article Otis Gough 
Nov 19, 2008 09:00am News Gutierrez says he's interested in Obama's Senate seat  Article TX DEM 
Nov 16, 2008 02:00pm News Obama resigns Senate seat, thanks Illinois  Article Monsieur 
Nov 11, 2008 08:05am News Sources: Jarrett headed to White House, not Senate  Article COSDem 
Nov 09, 2008 12:00pm Speculative Source: Obama wants Valerie Jarrett to replace him in Senate  Article Scott³ 
Oct 26, 2008 02:00pm News Jesse Jackson Jr. hopes to replace Obama in Senate   Article COSDem 
Oct 24, 2008 05:00pm Endorsement If Obama wins, Jackson Jr. should take Senate seat  Article Craverguy 
Aug 01, 2008 01:00pm News Jesse Jackson Jr. Says He’ll Step Up (if Asked) to Fill Obama’s Seat  Article John 
Apr 06, 2008 03:00pm General Schakowsky makes play for Obama's seat  Article RP