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  IL - District 08
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Illinois > IL - District 08
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline December 27, 2011 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 2012 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 2012 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2013 - 06:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 06:00pm
Turnout 34.43% Total Population
Contributorev
Last Modifiedev December 02, 2012 09:00pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameJoseph Walsh Votes98,115 (48.47%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2013 Margin290 (+0.14%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2014
NameTammy Duckworth Votes84,178 (55.73%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2017 Margin17,300 (+11.45%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 20, 2012 IL District 08 - D Primary Tammy Duckworth
D 25,833
Mar 20, 2012 IL District 08 - R Primary Joseph Walsh
R 35,156
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/15/2011 11/06/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Joseph Walsh 1 ----1
Tammy Duckworth 12 16 11 3
Leaning Call: Tammy Duckworth (94.68%)
Weighted Call: Tammy Duckworth (96.63%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

08/13/2012 10/28/2012

CANDIDATES
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Name Tammy Duckworth (I) Rep. Joseph Walsh  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes123,206 (54.74%) 101,860 (45.26%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -21,346 (-9.48%)  
Predict Avg.55.50% 44.50%  
Cash On Hand 10/17 $299,019.31 10/17 $592,562.00  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 07/06/2011 12/08/2011  
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MATCHUP POLLS (9 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg51.78%-- 41.84%--  
We Ask America 
10/28/12-10/28/12
54.60% 8.7 45.40% 2.0
Public Policy Polling 
10/25/12-10/26/12
54.00% 2.0 40.00% 2.0
Market Shares Corp 
10/20/12-10/24/12
50.00% -- 40.00% --
Anzalone Liszt Research (D) 
10/16/12-10/18/12
54.00% -- 39.00% --
We Ask America 
10/09/12-10/09/12
45.90% -- 47.37% --
DCCC 
10/04/12-10/04/12
52.00% -- 42.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Chicago Tribune
SNP Progressive Scot
  Veterans' Alliance for Security and Democracy (VETPAC)
LPC Campari_007
IS Sesel
DFL JC42
D Andy
D Labour Dem
D Some say...
 


EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
09/27/2012 Tammy Duckworth TVAd Biography eng Extra Mile  00:00:31 RP 
09/18/2012 Joseph Walsh TVAd Biography eng A Different Leader  00:00:30 RP 
08/12/2012 Joseph Walsh TVAd Mixed eng The Real Joe  00:01:01 RP 
07/23/2012 Tammy Duckworth TVAd Attack eng Dominos  00:00:31 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 19, 2012 12:00am News Walsh, Duckworth clash on Medicare, abortion  Article RP 
Jul 03, 2012 03:00pm Idiocy Congressman Walsh attacks rival Duckworth on war record  Article COSDem 
Mar 25, 2012 09:00pm General Duckworth backs off Super PAC pledge  Article Imperator 

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