Illinois elections, 2010

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Elections were held in Illinois on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. Primary elections were held on February 2, 2010.

Federal

United States Senate

U.S. Congressman Mark Kirk (Republican Party) won against State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias (Democratic Party) and football coach LeAlan Jones (Green Party).

United States House

All Illinois seats in the United States House of Representatives were up for election in 2010.

State

Governor and Lieutenant Governor

State Office Party Incumbent Status Party Candidate Votes  %
Governor/Lt. Gov. Democratic Pat Quinn running


Democratic Pat Quinn / Sheila Simon 1,745,219 46.8%
Green Rich Whitney / Don W. Crawford 100,756 2.7%
Libertarian Lex Green / Ed Rutledge 34,681 0.9%
Republican Bill Brady / Jason Plummer 1,713,385 45.9%
Independent Scott Lee Cohen / Baxter B. Swilley 135,705 3.6%

Secretary of State

State Office Party Incumbent Status Party Candidate Votes  %
Secretary of State Democratic Jesse White running


Democratic Jesse White 2,558,671 69.8%
Green Adrian Frost (withdrew)
Libertarian Josh Hanson 114,065 3.1%
Republican Robert Enriquez 994,154 27.1%

Attorney General

State Office Party Incumbent Status Party Candidate Votes  %
Attorney General Democratic Lisa Madigan running


Democratic Lisa Madigan 2,367,679 64.6%
Green David F. Black 81,669 2.2%
Libertarian Bill Malan 53,954 1.5%
Republican Steve Kim 1,164,007 31.7%

Treasurer

State Office Party Incumbent Status Party Candidate Votes  %
Treasurer Democratic Alexi Giannoulias open seat


Democratic Robin Kelly 1,626,046 45.1%
Green Scott K. Summers 114,503 3.2%
Libertarian James Pauly 68,093 1.9%
Republican Dan Rutherford 1,798,005 49.9%

Comptroller

State Office Party Incumbent Status Party Candidate Votes  %
Comptroller Democratic Dan Hynes open seat


Democratic David E. Miller 1,475,291 40.7%
Green R. Erika Schafer 115,489 3.2%
Libertarian Julie Fox 119,863 3.3%
Republican Judy Baar Topinka 1,911,900 52.8%

State Senate

One-third of the seats of the Illinois Senate were up for election in 2010.

State House of Representatives

All of the seats in the Illinois House of Representatives were up for election in 2010.

Judicial positions

Multiple judicial positions were up for election in 2010.

Ballot measures

One measure, the Governor recall amendment, was certified for the 2010 statewide election.1

Local

Many elections for county offices were also held on November 2, 2010.

References

  1. ^ Full Text of HJRCA0031, Illinois General Assembly

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