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ILLINOIS

Your complete directory of Illinois candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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Barack Obama for US Senate - 1984

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Election Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Filing Deadline (Major Party Candidates): November 30, 2015
Filing Deadline (Third Party Candidates): June 27, 2016
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): September 8, 2016
Primary: March 15, 2016

This page was last updated on December 2, 2016


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Bruce Rauner (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Daniel Biss (D) - State Sen.
Cheri Bustos (D) - Congresswoman
Michael Frerichs (D) - State Treasurer
Robin Kelly (D) - Congresswoman
Chris Kennedy (D) - Businessman & Son of US Sen. Robert F. Kennedy
Andy Manar (D) - State Sen.
Ameya Pawar (D) - Chicago Alderman
J.B. Pritzker (D) - Venture Capitalist, Philanthropist, Attorney & '98 US Rep. Candidate
Kwame Raoul (D) - State Sen. & Attorney
Heather Steans (D) - State Sen.
Kurt Summers (D) - Chicago City Treasurer & Ex-Financial Executive

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2018.

George Ryan

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Evelyn Sanguinetti (R)*

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Lisa Madigan (D)* - (Campaign Site)

SECRETARY OF STATE:
[ Jesse White (D)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
Luis Arroyo (D) - State Rep., Ex-Restaurant Owner & Retired Chicago Water Dept. Worker
Dan Biss (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Ex-College Professor & Mathematician
John Bradley (D) - State Rep. & Attorney
John D'Amico (D) - State Rep. & Chicago Water Dept. Foreman
Dan Kotowski (D) - Ex-State Sen. & Non-Profit Group Executive
Brandon Phelps (D) - State Rep. & Labor Union Organizer
Kwame Raoul (D) - State Sen. & Attorney

Karen Yarbrough (D) -
Cook County Recorder of Deeds, Ex-State Rep. & Insurance Agency Owner

Shilts - Libertarian

STATE COMPTROLLER - 2016 SPECIAL ELECTION:
[ Leslie Munger (R)* - Defeated for Re-Election in 2016. ]
Susana Mendoza (D) - Chicago City Clerk & Ex-State Rep.

STATE TREASURER:
Mike Frerichs (D)* - (Campaign Site)


GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

State House - ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

State Senate - ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

[ Mark Kirk (R)* - Defeated for Re-election in 2016. ]
Tammy Duckworth (D) - Congresswoman, Ex-US Asst. Veterans Affairs Secy. & Iraq War Veteran

Reagan & O'Neal - 1980

Dick Durbin (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Bobby Rush (D)*

District 2:
Robin Kelly (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Harold Washington for Chicago Mayor

District 3:
Dan Lipinski (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 4:
Luis Gutierrez (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 5:
Mike Quigley (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Dole-Kemp & Al Salvi

District 6:
Peter Roskam (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 7:
Danny K. Davis (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 8:
[ Tammy Duckworth (D)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2016. ]
Raja Krishnamoorthi (D) - Businessman, Ex-Deputy State Treasurer, '12 Candidate & '10 Comptroller Candidate

Rod Blagojevich for Congress

District 9:
Jan Schakowsky (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 10:
[ Bob Dold (R)* - Defeated for Re-election in 2016. ]
Brad Schneider (D) - Ex-Congressman & Ex-Tax Consultant

District 11:
Bill Foster (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Ed Derwinski for Congress

District 12:
Mike Bost (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 13:
Rodney Davis (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 14:
Randy Hultgren (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 15:
John Shimkus (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Pulley - Artz - Socialist Workers

District 16:
Adam Kinzinger (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 17:
Cheri Bustos (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 18:
Darin LaHood (R)* - (Campaign Site)


STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of Illinois
Democratic
Party of Illinois
Illinois Green Party
Libertarian Party of Illinois
Republican Party of Illinois
Illinois Socialist Party


Lynn Martin for US Senate

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

State Board of Elections


Paul Simon for US Senate

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Alton Telegraph
Arlington Heights Daily Herald
Aurora Beacon News
Belleville News-Democrat
Belvidere Daily Republican
Benton Evening News
Bloomington Pantagraph
Cambridge Chronicle
Canton Daily Ledger
CapitolFax.com (Politics)
Carbondale Southern Illinoisan
Carmi Times
Centralia Morning Sentinel
Champaign News-Gazette
Chicago Communicator (African-American)
Chicago Daily Southtown
Chicago Free Press (Gay)
Chicago Inside
Chicago Journal
Chicago Pioneer Press (49 Local Newspapers)
Chicago Star News (20 Local Newspapers)
Chicago Student Voices
Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Tribune
Chicago Windy City Times (Gay)

Dukakis - Sangmeister

Clay County Advocate-Press
Collective Interest Radio (Liberal)
Danville Commercial-News
Decatur Herald & Review
Du Quoin Evening Call
Edwardsville Intelligencer
Elgin Courier News
Galesburg Register-Mail
Harrisburg Daily Register
Illinois Campaign for Political Reform
- (Blog)
Illinois DemNet (Liberal)
Illinois Herald
Illinois Leader (Conservative)
Joliet Herald News
Kankakee Daily Journal
Kewanee Star Courier
Lincoln Courier
Lombard Lombardian
Macomb Journal
Mattoon Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Monmouth Daily Review-Atlas
Naperville Sun
Pekin Daily Times
Peoria Journal Star
Polish News (Chicago - Polish-American)
Pontiac Daily Leader
Pure-News USA (African-American)
Quincy Herald-Whig
Rockford Register Star
Sauk Valley Newspapers (Dixon)
The Southern Illinoisan
Sparta News-Plaindealer
Springfield State Journal-Register
Streator Times-Press
SuburbanChicagoNews.com
Waukegan News Sun
West Frankfort Daily American

Chuck Percy - 1964

WBBM TV-2 (CBS - Chicago)
WBEZ 91.5 FM - Chicago Public Radio
WEEK TV-25 (NBC - Peoria) -
(Election News)
WLS TV-7 (ABC - Chicago)
WMAQ TV-5 (NBC - Chicago)

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