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Illinois: 2006 Elections
Edited on Thu Sep-21-06 12:01 AM by Eugene


2006 Elections: Governor, US Senator, Other Statewide Offices, US House, State Senate, State House, Ballot initiatives/Referendums

This page was edited by: Daylin Byak, Eugene

State Politics At-A-Glance

Population (2000 Census): 12,419,293
Electoral Votes: 21

:bluebox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 55%, Bush (R) 45%, Badnarik (I) 1%
:bluebox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 55%, Bush (R) 43%, Nader (I) 2%
:bluebox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 54%, Dole (R) 37%, Perot (I) 8%

:bluebox: Governor: Rod Blagojevich (D) Elected: 2002 (Next Election: 2006)
:bluebox: Senior US Senator: Richard Durbin (D) Elected: 1996, 2002 (Next Election: 2008)
:bluebox: Junior US Senator: Barack Obama (D) Elected: 2004, (Next Election: 2010)
:bluebox: US House (19 seats): D-10, R-9
:bluebox: State Senate (59 seats): D-31, R-27, I-1
:bluebox: State House (118 seats): D-65, R-53

Election Information

Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: February 21, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: March 21, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 10, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Illinois State Board of Elections
1020 S. Spring St.
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: 217-782-4141

State Democratic Party
Democratic Party of Illinois
P.O. Box 518
Springfield, IL 62705
Phone: (217) 546-7404
Fax: (217) 546-8847

State Republican Party
Illinois Republican Party
205 W. Randolph, Suite 1245
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 201-9000
Fax: (312) 201-0181

Governor's Race 2006


Rod Blagojevich (D) Incumbent
Running Mate: Pat Quinn (D)
Campaign Website:

Judy Baar Topinka (R)
Running Mate: Joe Birkett (R)
State Treasurer
Campaign Website:

Rich Whitney (G)
Running Mate: Julie Samuels (G)
Attorney & Former Journalist
Campaign Website:

Randy Stufflebeam (C/Write-in)
Running Mate: Randy White (C/Write-in)
State Party Chair and Church Activist
Campaign Website:

US Senate Race 2006

No US Senate Race in 2006

Other Statewide Races 2006

Attorney General

Lisa Madigan (D) Incumbent
Attorney General
Campaign Website:

Stewart Umholtz (R)
Tazewell County State's Attorney
Campaign Website:

David Black (G)
Campaign Website:

Secretary of State

Jesse White (D) Incumbent
Secretary of State
Campaign Website:

Dan Rutherford (R)
State Senator
Campaign Website:

Karen Young (G)
Market Researcher
Campaign Website:

State Comptroller

Daniel Hynes (D) Incumbent
State Comptroller
Campaign Website:

Carole Pankau (R)
State Senator
Campaign Website:

Alicia Snyder (G)
Special Education Teacher
Campaign Website:

State Treasurer

Alexi Giannoulias (D)
Bank Vice President
Campaign Website:

Christine Radogno (R)
State Senator
Campaign Website:

Dan Rodriguez-Schlorff (G)
Congregationalist Minister and Gay Marriage Activist
Campaign Website:

US House of Representatives Races 2006

US House Districts: 19

Key Races:
  06 OPEN SEAT, Tammy Duckworth (D) v. Peter Roskam (R)
  08 Melissa Bean (D) (incumbent) v. David McSweeney (R)
  17 OPEN SEAT, Phil Hare (D) v. Andrea Lane Zinga (R)

Candidates, by Congressional District

Bobby Rush (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Jason Tabour (R), Campaign Website:

Jesse Jackson Jr. (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Robert Belin (R), Campaign Website:
Anthony Williams (L), Campaign Website:

Dan Lipinski (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Ray Wardingly (R), Campaign Website:

Luis Gutierrez (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Ann Melichar (R), Campaign Website:

Rahm Emanuel (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Kevin White (R), Campaign Website:

Tammy Duckworth (D), Campaign Website:
Peter Roskam (R), Campaign Website:

Danny Davis (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Charles Hutchinson (R), Campaign Website:

Melissa Bean (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
David McSweeney (R), Campaign Website:
Bill Scheurer (I), Campaign Website:

Jan Schakowsky (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Michael Shannon (R), Campaign Website:

Dan Seals (D), Campaign Website:
Mark Kirk (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

John Pavich (D), Campaign Website:
Jerry Weller (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Jamie Mock (G), Campaign Website:

Jerry Costello (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

Joseph Shannon (D), Campaign Website:
Judy Biggert (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

IL-14 "The district of the speaker of the House"
John Laesch (D), Campaign Website:
Dennis Hastert (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

David Gill (D), Campaign Website:
Tim Johnson (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

Richard Auman (D), Campaign Website:
Donald Manzullo (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

Phil Hare (D), Campaign Website:
Andrea Lane Zinga (R), Campaign Website:

Steve Waterworth (D), Campaign Website:
Ray LaHood (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Richard Rawlings (Marijuana), Campaign Website:

Dan Stover (D), Campaign Website:
John Shimkus (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

State Senate Races 2006

State Senate Districts: 59

Seats at stake in 2006: 39
  2-year terms: Districts 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 57
  4-year terms: Districts 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, 22, 25, 28, 31, 34, 37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 52, 55, 58

Key Races: ?

State House Races 2006

State House Districts: 118

Seats at stake in 2006: 118

Key Races: ?

Joe Serra (D), Campaign Website:
Patricia Reid Lindner(R), Incumbent, Campaign Website:

Ballot initiatives/Referendums

No Initiative Questions on 2006 Ballot


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