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State Facts

Capitol: Springfield
Nickname: Prairie State
Bird: Cardinal
Motto: State Sovereignty, National Union

Past Presidential Elections

2012

Barack Obama: 57.6%
Mitt Romney: 40.7%

2008

Barack Obama: 61.9%
John McCain: 36.8%

2004

John Kerry: 54.9%
George Bush: 44.5%

2000

Al Gore: 54.6%
Ralph Nader: 2.2%
George Bush: 42.6%

1996

Bill Clinton: 54.3%
Ross Perot: 8.0%
Bob Dole: 36.8%

1992

Bill Clinton: 48.6%
Ross Perot: 16.6%
George Bush: 34.3%

1988

Michael Dukakis: 48.6%
George Bush: 50.7%

Previous Election Results, other races

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tio Hardiman Democratic 125,500 28.1%
Pat Quinn Democratic 321,818 71.9%

2014 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dick Durbin Democratic 429,041 100.0%

2014 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dick Durbin Democratic 1,929,637 53.5%
Sharon Hansen Libertarian 135,316 3.8%
Jim Oberweis Republican 1,538,522 42.7%

2014 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pat Quinn Democratic 1,681,343 46.4%
Chad Grimm Libertarian 121,534 3.4%
Bruce Rauner Republican 1,823,627 50.3%

2014 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Oberweis Republican 423,097 56.1%
Douglas Truax Republican 331,237 43.9%

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Brady Republican 123,708 15.1%
Kirk Dillard Republican 305,120 37.2%
Bruce Rauner Republican 328,934 40.1%
Dan Rutherford Republican 61,948 7.6%

2010 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Daniel Hynes Democratic 453,677 49.5%
Patrick Quinn Democratic 462,049 50.5%

2010 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Alexander Giannoulias Democratic 352,202 38.9%
David Hoffman Democratic 304,757 33.7%
Cheryle Jackson Democratic 179,682 19.9%
Robert Marshall Democratic 51,813 5.7%

2010 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pat Quinn Democratic 1,745,219 46.8%
Rich Whitney Green 100,756 2.7%
Scott Cohen Independent 135,705 3.6%
Bill Brady Republican 1,713,385 45.9%

2010 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Alexi Giannoulias Democratic 1,719,478 46.4%
LeAlan Jones Green 117,914 3.2%
Mike Labno Libertarian 87,247 2.4%
Mark Kirk Republican 1,778,698 48.0%

2010 Senate Special General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Alexi Giannoulias Democratic 1,641,486 46.3%
LeAlan Jones Green 129,571 3.7%
Mike Labno Libertarian 95,762 2.7%
Mark Kirk Republican 1,677,729 47.3%

2010 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Arrington Republican 21,090 2.8%
Patrick Hughes Republican 142,928 19.3%
Mark Kirk Republican 420,373 56.6%
Donald Lowery Republican 66,357 8.9%
Andy Martin Republican 37,480 5.0%
Kathleen Thomas Republican 54,038 7.3%

2010 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Adam Andrzjewski Republican 111,030 14.5%
Bill Brady Republican 155,527 20.3%
Kirk Dillard Republican 155,334 20.2%
Andy McKenna Republican 148,054 19.3%
Dan Proft Republican 59,335 7.7%
Jim Ryan Republican 130,785 17.0%

2008 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Richard Durbin Democratic 1,653,833 100.0%

2008 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dick Durbin Democratic 3,615,844 67.8%
Kathy Cummings Green 119,135 2.2%
Steve Sauerberg Republican 1,520,621 28.5%

2008 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Andy Martin Republican 240,548 33.9%
Mike Psak Republican 74,829 10.5%
Steve Sauerberg Republican 395,199 55.6%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rod Blagojevich Democratic 669,006 70.8%
Edwin Eisendrath Democratic 275,375 29.2%

2006 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rod Blagojevich Democratic 1,736,731 50.1%
Rich Whitney Green 361,336 10.4%
Judy Baar Topinka Republican 1,369,315 39.5%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Judy Baar Topinka Republican 280,701 38.1%
Bill Brady Republican 135,370 18.4%
Ron Gidwitz Republican 80,068 10.9%
Jim Oberweis Republican 233,576 31.7%

2004 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Gery Chico Democratic 53,433 4.3%
M. Blair Hull Democratic 134,453 10.8%
Daniel Hynes Democratic 294,717 23.7%
Barack Obama Democratic 655,923 52.8%
Maria Pappas Democratic 74,987 6.0%

2004 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Barack Obama Democratic 3,597,456 70.0%
Alan Keyes Republican 1,390,690 27.1%

2004 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Borling Republican 13,390 2.0%
Andy McKenna Republican 97,238 14.7%
Jim Oberweis Republican 155,794 23.5%
Steven Rauschenberger Republican 132,655 20.0%
Jack Ryan Republican 234,791 35.5%
Jonathan Wright Republican 17,189 2.6%

2002 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rod Blagojevich Democratic 457,197 36.5%
Roland Burris Democratic 363,591 29.0%
Paul Vallas Democratic 431,728 34.5%

2002 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Richard Durbin Democratic 2,103,766 60.3%
Jim Durkin Republican 1,325,703 38.0%

2002 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rod Blagojevich Democratic 1,847,040 52.2%
Cal Skinner Libertarian 73,794 2.1%
Jim Ryan Republican 1,594,960 45.1%

2002 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Cox Republican 187,706 22.7%
Jim Durkin Republican 378,010 45.8%
James Oberweis Republican 259,515 31.4%

2002 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Patrick O'Malley Republican 260,860 28.4%
Jim Ryan Republican 410,074 44.7%
Corinne Wood Republican 246,825 26.9%

1998 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Burns Democratic 55,233 5.8%
Roland Burris Democratic 290,393 30.6%
Glenn Poshard Democratic 357,342 37.6%
John Schmidt Democratic 236,309 24.9%

1998 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Carol Moseley-Braun Democratic 1,610,496 47.4%
Don Torgersen Reform 74,704 2.2%
Peter Fitzgerald Republican 1,709,041 50.4%

1998 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Glenn Poshard Democratic 1,594,191 47.5%
George Ryan Republican 1,714,094 51.0%

1998 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Loleta Didrickson Republican 346,606 48.2%
Peter Fitzgerald Republican 372,916 51.8%

1998 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chad Koppie Republican 98,466 13.9%
George Ryan Republican 608,940 86.1%

1996 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
J. Ahmad Democratic 17,211 2.2%
Richard Durbin Democratic 512,520 64.9%
Ronald Gibbs Democratic 17,681 2.2%
Pat Quinn Democratic 233,138 29.5%

1996 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Richard Durbin Democratic 2,384,028 56.1%
Al Salvi Republican 1,728,824 40.7%

1996 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin Gallagher Republican 17,276 2.2%
Bob Kustra Republican 342,935 43.3%
Robert Marshall Republican 43,937 5.6%
Al Salvi Republican 377,141 47.6%