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  IL District 2 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Illinois > IL - District 02
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 09, 2013 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close April 09, 2013 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start April 10, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 12.56% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedPaul August 12, 2015 02:33am
Data Sources[Link]
Description To fill the seat vacated by the resignation of Jesse Jackson, Jr
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameJesse L. Jackson, Jr. Votes188,303 (63.25%)
Term01/03/2013 - 11/21/2012 Margin119,188 (+40.03%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2014
NameRobin Kelly Votes160,337 (78.49%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2017 Margin116,538 (+57.05%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 26, 2013 IL District 2 - Special D Primary
Robin Kelly
D 59,912
Feb 26, 2013 IL District 2 - Special R Primary
Paul McKinley
R 3,513
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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11/21/2012 04/09/2013
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Robin Kelly ------24
Leaning Call: Robin Kelly (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Robin Kelly (100.00%)

CANDIDATES
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Name St. Rep. Robin Kelly Paul McKinley Elizabeth Diane Pahlke LeAlan M. Jones Marcus Lewis Curtiss Bey (W) John Hawkins
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Green Independent Independent Socialist Workers
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Uncertified Votes58,142 (70.84%) 18,072 (22.02%) 2,477 (3.02%) 1,505 (1.83%) 1,345 (1.64%) 539 (0.66%) 0 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -40,070 (-48.82%) -55,665 (-67.82%) -56,637 (-69.00%) -56,797 (-69.20%) -57,603 (-70.18%) -58,142 (-70.84%)
Predict Avg.72.50% 22.50% 0.50% 2.00% 2.00% 0.50% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 3/20 $126,156.09 $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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Entry Date 01/03/2013 01/07/2013 00/00/2013 00/00/2013 00/00/2012 00/00/2013 00/00/2012
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Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
02/15/2013 Robin Kelly TVAd Contrast eng Independence USA PAC "Choice"  00:00:30 Progressive Scot 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 26, 2012 08:00pm News Quinn sets dates for special election to replace Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. [March 19]  Article TX DEM 
Nov 23, 2012 05:15pm News Bobby Rush Worried "Tea Partier" Could Win [IL] 2nd  Article RBH 

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