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Barack Obama for US Senate - 1984

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Filing Deadline (Major Parties): December 4, 2023
Filing Deadline (Third Parties & Independents): June 24, 2024
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): September 5, 2024
Primary: March 19, 2024
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on June 25, 2024


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
J.B. Pritzker (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2026.

George Ryan

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Juliana Stratton (D)*

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Kwame Raoul (D)* - (Campaign Site)

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Alexi Giannoulias (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Shilts - Libertarian

STATE COMPTROLLER:
Susana Mendoza (D)* - (Campaign Site)

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


GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

State House - ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

State Senate - ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

Dick Durbin (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2026.
Christopher Swann (D) - Nonprofit Program Manager & Community Activist
Tim Arview (R) - Insurance Salesman & '20 State Rep Candidate
Doug Bennett (R) - Technology Consulant, '18 US Rep Nominee & '12 County Board Candidate
Joe Schilling (I) - Pizza Restaurant Owner

Reagan & O'Neal - 1980

Tammy Duckworth (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2028.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Jonathan Jackson (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Marcus Lewis (R) - Postal Worker, Ex-Democrat & Frequent Candidate

District 2:
Robin Kelly (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Ashley Ramos (R) - eCommerce Specialist, Pro-Police Activist & '22 Candidate

Harold Washington for Chicago Mayor

District 3:
Delia Ramirez (D)* - (Campaign Site)
John Booras (R) - Attorney & Ex-Police Officer
Angel Oakley (I) - Ex-Winfield Village Trustee, Business Consulant & CBD Products Broker

District 4:
Jesus "Chuy" Garcia (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Lupe Castillo (R) - GOP Activist
Ed Hershey (WCP) - Teacher, Militant Labor Activist, '22 Nominee & '15 Alderman Candidate
Naomi Craine (SWP/WI) - Communist Political Organizer & Frequent Candidate

District 5:
Mike Quigley (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Tommy Hanson (R) - Real Estate Broker & Frequent Candidate

Dole-Kemp & Al Salvi

District 6:
Sean Casten (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Niki Conforti (R) - Energy Consultant, Community Activist & '22 Candidate

District 7:
Danny K. Davis (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Chad Koppie (R) - Kane County School Board President, Retired Pilot & Frequent Candidate

District 8:
Raja Krishnamoorthi (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mark Rice (R) - Businessman & Investor

Rod Blagojevich for Congress

District 9:
Jan Schakowsky (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Seth Alan Cohen (R) - USMC Reserve Officer & Nonprofit Executive

District 10:
Brad Schneider (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jim Carris (R) - Commercial Real Estate Executive

District 11:
Bill Foster (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jerry Evans (R) - Music School Founder, Music Teacher & '22 Candidate

Ed Derwinski for Congress

District 12:
Mike Bost (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Brian Roberts (D) - Attorney & '22 Appellate Judge Candidate

District 13:
Nikki Budzinski (D)*
- (Campaign Site)
Joshua Loyd (R) - Army Veteran & GOP Activist
Chibu Asonye (G) - College Residence Hall Director

District 14:
Lauren Underwood (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jim Marter (R) - Management Consultant & Frequent Candidate 

District 15:
Mary Miller (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 16:
Darin LaHood (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 17:
Eric Sorensen (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Joe McGraw (R) - Retired Circuit Judge


Dan Rostenkowski for Congress

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of Illinois (C)
Democratic
Party of Illinois (D)
Illinois Green Party (G)
Libertarian Party of Illinois (L)
Illinois Pirate Party (PP)
Republican Party of Illinois (R)
Working Class Party (WCP)
Independent (I)
Write-In (WI)


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
Belleville News-Democrat
Benton News
Block Club Chicago
Bloomington Pantagraph
Canton Daily Ledger
CapitolFax.com (Politics)
Capitol News Illinois
Carbondale Southern Illinoisan
Champaign News-Gazette
Axios Chicago
Chalkbeat: Chicago
Chicago Defender (African-American)
Chicago Inside
Chicago Reader (Alternative)
Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Tribune
Chicago Windy City Times (LGBT)
El Dia News Chicago (Spanish)
La Raza Chicago (Spanish)
La Voz Chicago (Spanish)
Polish News Chicago

Dukakis - Sangmeister

Danville Commercial-News
Decatur Herald & Review
Edwardsville Intelligencer
Elgin Courier
Galesburg Register-Mail
Harrisburg Register
Illinois Times
Joliet Herald News
Kane Couny Chronicle
Kankakee Daily Journal
Kewanee Star Courier
Lawndale News
Lincoln Courier
Mattoon Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
McDonough County Voice
Monmouth Review-Atlas
Mount Carmel Register
Pekin Daily Times
Peoria Journal Star
Pontiac Daily Leader
Quincy Herald-Whig
Randolph County Journal
Rockford Register Star
Sauk Valley News
Springfield State Journal-Register

Chuck Percy - 1964

Illinois Public Media (PBS)
WBBM TV-2 (CBS - Chicago)
WMAQ TV-5 (NBC - Chicago)
WLS TV-7 (ABC - Chicago)
WGN TV-9 (Chicago)
WFLD TV-32 (FOX - Chicago)
WSNC TV-44 (Telemundo - Chicago)
WEEK TV-25 (NBC - Peoria)
WRSP TV-55 (FOX - Springfield)
WILL TV-12 Illinois Public Media (PBS - Urbana)
NPR Illinois Public Radio

WBEZ 91.5 FM - Chicago Public Radio

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