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Revision as of 11:47, 6 August 2010

Elections for the office of Illinois State Senator will be held in Illinois on November 2, 2010. Seats in every third district (1, 4, 7...) and also district 51 are up for election in 2010, for a total of 21 of 59 districts.

The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was November 2, 2009, and the primary election day was February 2, 2010.

Under the Illinois Constitution of 1970, senators are divided into three groups, each group having a two-year term at a different part of the decade between censuses, with the rest of the decade being taken up by two four-year terms. In Illinois, senators have no term limits.

The incumbent senator is running in 20 of the 21 state senate races. (95.24%)

See also: Illinois State Senate and State legislative elections, 2010

Campaign contributions

This chart shows how many candidates ran for state senate in Illinois in past years and the cumulative amount of campaign contritubions in state senate races, including contributions in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.[1]

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2008 74 $25,856,554
2006 77 $27,398,829
2004 37 $17,305,449
2002 120 $34,677,544

Qualifications

Article IV of the Illinois Constitution states: To be eligible to serve as a member of the General Assembly, a person must be a United States citizen, at least 21 years old, and for the two years preceding his election or appointment a resident of the district which he is to represent.

Current partisan composition

See also: Partisan composition of state senates
Party As of October 2014
     Democratic Party 40
     Republican Party 18
     Vacancy 1
Total 59


List of candidates

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District 1

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

District 4

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Kimberly Lightford (D) 21,140 Approveda Incumbent Lightford has represented district 4 since 1998.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

District 7

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:

District 10

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
Note: Incumbent James DeLeo (D) did not seek re-election.

District 13

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Kwame Raoul (D) 26,940 Approveda Incumbent Raoul has represented district 13 since 2004.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

District 16

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Jacqueline Collins (D) 19,708 Approveda Incumbent Collins has represented district 16 since 2003.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

District 19

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Maggie Crotty (D) 22,180 Approveda Incumbent Crotty has represented district 19 since 2003.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • No Republican running for election.

District 22

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Michael Noland (D) 5,802 Approveda Incumbent Noland has represented district 22 since 2007.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:

District 25

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:

District 28

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • John Millner (R) 14,283 Incumbent Millner has represented district 28 since 2005.

District 31

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Michael Bond (D) 7,261 Approveda Incumbent Bond has represented district 31 since 2006.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:

District 34

Democratic PartyFebruary 2 Democratic primary result:
Republican PartyFebruary 2 GOP primary result:
  • Dave Syverson: 9,533 Approveda Incumbent Syverson has served in the Illinois State Senate since 1993.

District 37

Democratic PartyFebruary 2 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican PartyFebruary 2 GOP primary result:
  • Dale Risinger: 20,571 Approveda Incumbent Risinger has served in the Illinois State Senate since 2003.

District 40

Democratic PartyFebruary 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Toi Hutchinson: 12,494 Approveda Incumbent Hutchinson has served in the Illinois State Senate since 2008.
Republican PartyFebruary 2 GOP primary result:

District 43

Democratic PartyFebruary 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Arthur Wilhelmi: 11,480 Incumbent Wilhelmi has served in the Illinois State Senate since 2005.
Republican PartyFebruary 2 GOP primary result:

District 46

Democratic PartyFebruary 2 Democratic primary result:
  • David Koehler: 9,634 Approveda Incumbent Koehler has served in the Illinois State Senate since 2006.
Republican PartyFebruary 2 GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

District 49

Democratic PartyFebruary 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Deanna Demuzio: 14,567 Approveda Incumbent Demuzio has served in the Illinois State Senate since 2004.
Republican PartyFebruary 2 GOP primary result:

District 51

Democratic PartyFebruary 2 Democratic primary result:
Republican PartyFebruary 2 GOP primary result:
  • Kyle McCarter: 13,449 Approveda Incumbent McCarter has served in the Illinois State Senate since 2008.

District 52

Democratic PartyFebruary 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Mike Frerichs: 7,008 Approveda Incumbent Frerichs has served in the Illinois State Senate since 2006.
Republican PartyFebruary 2 GOP primary result:

District 55

Democratic PartyFebruary 2 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat is running for election.
Republican PartyFebruary 2 GOP primary result:
  • Dale Righter: 23,863 Approveda Incumbent Righter has served in the Illinois State Senate since 2003.

District 58

Democratic PartyFebruary 2 Democratic primary result:
Republican PartyFebruary 2 GOP primary result:
  • David Luechtefeld: 12,653 Approveda Incumbent Luechtefeld has served in the Illinois State Senate since 1995.

See also

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