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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2006 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 08, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 29, 2009 - 03:45pm
Turnout 28.28% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedRBH January 29, 2009 04:48pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Governor Blagojevich was removed from office on January 29th, 2009 upon his conviction on the impeachment charges laid against him.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/2002
NameRod Blagojevich Votes1,847,040 (52.19%)
Term01/13/2003 - 01/08/2007 Margin252,080 (+7.12%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/29/2009
NamePat Quinn Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/29/2009 - 01/10/2011 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 21, 2006 IL Governor - R Primary Judy Baar Topinka
R 735,810
Mar 21, 2006 IL Governor - D Primary Rod Blagojevich
D 944,397
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
02/12/2003 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Rod Blagojevich 16 34 18 3
Judy Baar Topinka 4 ------
Leaning Call: Rod Blagojevich (97.40%)
Weighted Call: Rod Blagojevich (99.91%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/16/2006 11/01/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Gov. Rod Blagojevich Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka Rich Whitney (W) Randall C. Stufflebeam (W) Mark R. McCoy (W) Randy A. White (W) Tim Nieukirk
PartyDemocratic Republican Green Constitution Libertarian Constitution Independent
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Certified Votes1,736,219 (49.80%) 1,368,682 (39.26%) 361,163 (10.36%) 19,020 (0.55%) 476 (0.01%) 252 (0.01%) 152 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -367,537 (-10.54%) -1,375,056 (-39.44%) -1,717,199 (-49.25%) -1,735,743 (-49.78%) -1,735,967 (-49.79%) -1,736,067 (-49.79%)
Predict Avg.50.55% 43.82% 6.25% 0.31% 0.00% 0.00% 0.10%
Cash On Hand 12/31 $676,982.00 12/31 $159,895.50 12/31 $9,538.90 12/31 $173.12 $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Entry Date 01/01/2005 08/08/2005 06/26/2006 06/26/2006 -- -- 01/01/0001
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MATCHUP POLLS (39 from 11 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg43.49%-- 34.44%-- 9.85%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Rasmussen Reports 
11/01/06-11/01/06
44.00% -- 37.00% 1.0 14.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/30/06-11/01/06
45.00% 1.0 37.00% 3.0 14.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/30/06-10/31/06
44.00% 3.0 40.00% 3.0 7.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/27/06-10/29/06
44.00% 1.0 29.00% -- 13.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Zogby Interactive 
10/23/06-10/27/06
39.60% 7.5 33.00% 0.2 16.00% 4.7 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/23/06-10/26/06
47.00% -- 38.00% 1.0 11.00% 9.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Angel L. Rivera (W) Albert Sloan (W) Mike Shorten (W) Jack L. "Captain" Spani (W) Kevin J. Bogner (W) Marvin J. Koch, Jr. (W) Joseph F. Krug
PartyIndependent Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent
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Certified Votes134 (0.00%) 129 (0.00%) 98 (0.00%) 81 (0.00%) 76 (0.00%) 39 (0.00%) 29 (0.00%)
Margin-1,736,085 (-49.79%) -1,736,090 (-49.79%) -1,736,121 (-49.79%) -1,736,138 (-49.79%) -1,736,143 (-49.80%) -1,736,180 (-49.80%) -1,736,190 (-49.80%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 12/31 $496.24 $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website
Entry Date -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MATCHUP POLLS (39 from 11 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Rasmussen Reports 
11/01/06-11/01/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/30/06-11/01/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/30/06-10/31/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Market Shares Corp 
10/27/06-10/29/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Zogby Interactive 
10/23/06-10/27/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/23/06-10/26/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
VIEW 3 MORE CANDIDATES

DROPPED OUT
Nita Shinn (IPIL)
Jun 26, 2006 -  00, 2006
Jeff Trigg (I)
Dec 19, 2005 -  00, 2006

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 12, 2006 06:00pm Report A look at statewide candidate money per vote  Article Imperator 
Nov 05, 2006 08:00am Perspective Blagojevich win just what GOP needs  Article Imperator 
Nov 01, 2006 04:15pm Poll Blagojevich, Topinka in dead heat, new Copley poll shows  Article COSDem 
Oct 31, 2006 04:00pm Endorsement We're going Green: Register Star endorses [Green Party candidate] Whitney [for Illinois Governor]  Article Guy 
Oct 22, 2006 05:00pm Endorsement For governor: Topinka  Article Imperator 
Oct 15, 2006 10:00am Poll [IL] Voters face unhappy choice  Article ArmyDem 

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