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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline November 05, 2007 - 07:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 09:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 43.21% Total Population
ContributorJohn
Last Modifiedev November 30, 2008 06:43pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/2002
NameDick Durbin Votes2,103,766 (60.33%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin778,063 (+22.31%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2014
NameDick Durbin Votes1,929,637 (53.55%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2021 Margin391,115 (+10.85%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 05, 2008 IL US Senate - R Primary Steven Sauerberg
R 710,576
Feb 05, 2008 IL US Senate - D Primary Dick Durbin
D 1,653,833
Mar 30, 2008 IL US Senate-G Convention Kathy J. Cummings
G 1
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/04/2004 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Dick Durbin 1 ----63
Steven Sauerberg 1 ------
Leaning Call: Dick Durbin (99.61%)
Weighted Call: Dick Durbin (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
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07/08/2008 11/01/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin Steven Sauerberg Kathy J. Cummings Larry Stafford Chad Koppie (W) Patricia Elaine Beard  
PartyDemocratic Republican Green Libertarian Constitution Independent  
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Certified Votes3,613,210 (67.82%) 1,520,896 (28.55%) 119,147 (2.24%) 50,228 (0.94%) 24,061 (0.45%) 1 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -2,092,314 (-39.27%) -3,494,063 (-65.58%) -3,562,982 (-66.88%) -3,589,149 (-67.37%) -3,613,209 (-67.82%)  
Predict Avg.64.44% 33.27% 1.35% 0.40% 0.35% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 3/31 $4,631,963.00 3/31 $1,070,359.00 $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 09/00/2007 09/00/2007 03/31/2008 06/23/2008 04/09/2008 --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (8 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg56.80%-- 31.50%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
54.00% -- 31.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/20/08-10/23/08
59.00% 3.0 34.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/13/08-10/13/08
62.00% 3.0 31.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
09/15/08-09/18/08
56.00% -- 35.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
09/17/08-09/17/08
59.00% 2.0 35.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
08/12/08-08/12/08
61.00% 2.0 33.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 17, 2008 01:45am News Durbin's GOP foe has $1.07 million  Article ev 
Apr 06, 2007 09:30pm News Rove Predicts Republicans Won't Unseat Senator Dick Durbin in 2008  Article COSDem 
Jul 23, 2005 01:00pm News Downstate rep could help GOP defeat Durbin  Article ScottĀ³ 

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