2010 Illinois elections

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

Federal[edit]

United States Senate[edit]

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

United States House[edit]

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

State[edit]

Governor and Lieutenant Governor[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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

State House of Representatives[edit]

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

Judicial positions[edit]

Multiple judicial positions were up for election in 2010.

Ballot measures[edit]

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

Local[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Full Text of HJRCA0031, Illinois General Assembly

External links[edit]

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