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Illinois: 2006 Elections
Edited on Wed Sep-20-06 11:01 PM by Eugene


Illinois

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
http://www.elections.il.gov

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

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

Governor's Race 2006


Candidates

Rod Blagojevich (D) Incumbent
Running Mate: Pat Quinn (D)
Governor
Campaign Website: http://www.rodforillinois.com

Judy Baar Topinka (R)
Running Mate: Joe Birkett (R)
State Treasurer
Campaign Website: http://www.judyforgov.com

Rich Whitney (G)
Running Mate: Julie Samuels (G)
Attorney & Former Journalist
Campaign Website: http://whitneyforgov.org

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

US Senate Race 2006


No US Senate Race in 2006

Other Statewide Races 2006


Attorney General

Lisa Madigan (D) Incumbent
Attorney General
Campaign Website: http://www.lisamadigan.org

Stewart Umholtz (R)
Tazewell County State's Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.umholtz.org

David Black (G)
Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.ilgp.org/elections/candidates/2006campaigns/...

Secretary of State

Jesse White (D) Incumbent
Secretary of State
Campaign Website: http://jessewhite2006.com

Dan Rutherford (R)
State Senator
Campaign Website: http://www.danrutherford.org

Karen Young (G)
Market Researcher
Campaign Website: http://www.modernvertebrate.com/elections/2006-illinois...

State Comptroller

Daniel Hynes (D) Incumbent
State Comptroller
Campaign Website: http://www.friendsofdan.com

Carole Pankau (R)
State Senator
Campaign Website: http://www.caroleforcomptroller.com

Alicia Snyder (G)
Special Education Teacher
Campaign Website: http://www.modernvertebrate.com/elections/2006-illinois...

State Treasurer

Alexi Giannoulias (D)
Bank Vice President
Campaign Website: http://www.alexiforillinois.com

Christine Radogno (R)
State Senator
Campaign Website: http://radogno2006.com

Dan Rodriguez-Schlorff (G)
Congregationalist Minister and Gay Marriage Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.schlorff.com

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

IL-01
Bobby Rush (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Jason Tabour (R), Campaign Website: http://www.jasontabour.com

IL-02
Jesse Jackson Jr. (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.jessejacksonjr.org
Robert Belin (R), Campaign Website: http://www.robertbelin.com
Anthony Williams (L), Campaign Website: http://www.voteanthonywwilliams.com

IL-03
Dan Lipinski (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.danlipinskiforcongress.com
Ray Wardingly (R), Campaign Website: http://www.raywardingley.com

IL-04
Luis Gutierrez (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: ?
Ann Melichar (R), Campaign Website: http://www.cookrepublicans.com/candidates/contentview.a...

IL-05
Rahm Emanuel (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.voteemanuel.com
Kevin White (R), Campaign Website: http://www.kevinwhiteforcongress.com

IL-06
Tammy Duckworth (D), Campaign Website: http://www.duckworthforcongress.com
Peter Roskam (R), Campaign Website: http://www.roskamforcongress.com

IL-07
Danny Davis (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://davisforcongress.us
Charles Hutchinson (R), Campaign Website: http://www.freewebs.com/hutchinsonforcongress

IL-08
Melissa Bean (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.melissabean.com
David McSweeney (R), Campaign Website: http://www.davidmcsweeney.com
Bill Scheurer (I), Campaign Website: http://www.winwithbill.com

IL-09
Jan Schakowsky (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.janschakowsky.org
Michael Shannon (R), Campaign Website: http://www.shannonforcongress.com

IL-10
Dan Seals (D), Campaign Website: http://www.dansealsforcongress.com
Mark Kirk (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.kirkforcongress.com

IL-11
John Pavich (D), Campaign Website: http://www.pavichforcongress.com
Jerry Weller (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.jerryweller.com
Jamie Mock (G), Campaign Website: http://mock2006.com

IL-12
Jerry Costello (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.costelloforcongress.com

IL-13
Joseph Shannon (D), Campaign Website: http://www.josephshannonforcongress.com
Judy Biggert (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.biggert.com

IL-14 "The district of the speaker of the House"
John Laesch (D), Campaign Website: http://john06.com
Dennis Hastert (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.hastertforcongress.org

IL-15
David Gill (D), Campaign Website: http://www.gill2006.com
Tim Johnson (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.timjohnsonforcongress.com

IL-16
Richard Auman (D), Campaign Website: http://aumanforcongress.com
Donald Manzullo (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.manzullo.org

IL-17
Phil Hare (D), Campaign Website: http://www.friendsofphilhare.com
Andrea Lane Zinga (R), Campaign Website: http://www.andrealanezinga.com

IL-18
Steve Waterworth (D), Campaign Website: http://www.waterworthforcongress.com
Ray LaHood (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.raylahood.com
Richard Rawlings (Marijuana), Campaign Website: http://rawlings4congress.ilmjp.com

IL-19
Dan Stover (D), Campaign Website: http://www.stoverforcongress.us
John Shimkus (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.volunteersforshimkus.org

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: ?

IL-50
Joe Serra (D), Campaign Website: http://www.serra06.com
Patricia Reid Lindner(R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.patlindner.com

Ballot initiatives/Referendums


No Initiative Questions on 2006 Ballot

Links


Blogs
Democratic Underground Illinois Forum
LeftyBlogs.com Illinois
50 Miles Out of the Loop
Democracy for Illinois
IllinoisDemNet
LiberIL View
Modern Vertebrate
Naperville Democrats
SoapBlox/Chicago
The Inside Dope
WurfWhile

Demographic Links
U.S. Census Bureau Illinois Quick Facts

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