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{{Ilsenate2010toc}}Elections for the office of [[Illinois State Senate|Illinois State Senator]] will be held in [[Illinois]] on [[State legislative elections, 2010|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.
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{{Ilsenate2010toc}}Elections for the office of [[Illinois State Senate|Illinois State Senator]] were held in [[Illinois]] on [[State legislative elections, 2010|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 [[Primary election dates in 2010|signature-filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run in these elections was November 2, 2009, and the primary election day was February 2, 2010.
 
The [[Primary election dates in 2010|signature-filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run in these elections was November 2, 2009, and the primary election day was February 2, 2010.

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Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

Majority controlCampaign contributions

QualificationsCompetitiveness analysis

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List of candidates
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Illinois State Senate
Elections for the office of Illinois State Senator were 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

November 2 General Election Results

Illinois State Senate
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 37 35
     Republican Party 22 23
     Vacancy 0 1
Total 59 59

Campaign contributions

See also: State-by-state comparison of donations to state senate campaigns

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

Incumbency

Unopposed incumbents

8 incumbents (40%) face no competition in the November 2 general election and are thus, barring unforeseen circumstances, guaranteed re-election in November.

  • 6 Democratic incumbents face no November challenger.
  • 2 GOP incumbents face no November challenger.

Primary challenges

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Only 3 incumbents (15%) faced competition in the February 2 primary. All 3 incumbents (2 Democrats, 1 Republican) won their primaries:

Retiring incumbents

One incumbent senator is not running for re-election, while 20 incumbents (95.2%) are running for re-election.

The retiring incumbent is:

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.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates
Party As of August 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:
  • Antonio Munoz 8,123 Approveda Incumbent Munoz has represented district 1 since 1999.
  • Adolfo Mondragon 3,740
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Antonio Munoz Approveda

District 4

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

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Kimberly Lightford Approveda

District 7

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Heather Steans 13,977 Approveda Incumbent Steans has represented district 7 since 2008.
  • Jim Madigan 7,595
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Heather Steans Approveda
Republican Party Adam Robinson

District 10

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • John G. Mulroe 10,036 Approveda
  • Thomas Ryan 5,809
  • Mary Sendra Anselmo 5,248
  • Wanda Majcher 2,527
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
Note: Incumbent James DeLeo (D) did not seek re-election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John G. Mulroe Approveda
Republican Party Brian G. Doherty

District 13

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Kwame Raoul 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.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Kwame Raoul Approveda

District 16

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

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jacqueline Collins Approveda

District 19

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Maggie Crotty 22,180 Approveda Incumbent Crotty has represented district 19 since 2003.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Maggie Crotty Approveda
Republican Party Adam Wojcik

District 22

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

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Michael Noland Approveda
Republican Party Steven J. Rauschenberger

District 25

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • Chris Lauzen 22,717 Approveda Incumbent Lauzen has represented district 25 since 1992.
  • P. Sean Michels 9,711

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Leslie N. Juby
Republican Party Chris Lauzen Approveda

District 28

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

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Corinne Michele Pierog
Republican Party John Millner Approveda

District 31

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

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Michael Bond
Republican Party Suzi Schmidt Approveda

District 34

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Jennifer Cacciapaglia 5,341 Approveda won Senate primary then withdrew from Senate race March 2010
  • Marla Wilson - (won House primary) , chosen in April 2010 by Democratic party to run in Senate general election
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • Dave Syverson 9,533 Approveda Incumbent Syverson has represented district 34 since 1993.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Marla Wilson
Republican Party Dave Syverson Approveda

District 37

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • Dale Risinger 20,571 Approveda Incumbent Risinger has represented district 37 since 2003.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Dale Risinger Approveda

District 40

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Toi Hutchinson 12,494 Approveda Incumbent Hutchinson has represented district 40 since 2008.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Toi Hutchinson Approveda
Republican Party Adam Baumgartner

District 43

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Arthur Wilhelmi 11,480 Approveda Incumbent Wilhelmi has represented district 43 since 2005.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
Independent Independent Conservative candidate
  • Christopher Pedersen - Pedersen was removed from the ballot on July 9, 2010

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Arthur Wilhelmi Approveda
Republican Party Cedra Crenshaw

District 46

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • David Koehler 9,634 Approveda Incumbent Koehler has represented district 46 since 2006.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party David Koehler Approveda

District 49

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Deanna Demuzio 14,567 Approveda Incumbent Demuzio has represented district 49 since 2004.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Deanna Demuzio
Republican Party William "Sam" McCann Approveda

District 51

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • Kyle McCarter 13,449 Approveda Incumbent McCarter has represented district 51 since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Tim Dudley
Republican Party Kyle McCarter Approveda

District 52

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
  • Mike Frerichs 7,008 Approveda Incumbent Frerichs has represented district 52 since 2006.
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mike Frerichs Approveda
Republican Party Al Reynolds

District 55

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • Dale Righter 23,863 Approveda Incumbent Righter has represented district 55 since 2003.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Josh Weger
Republican Party Dale Righter Approveda

District 58

Democratic Party February 2 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party February 2 GOP primary result:
  • David Luechtefeld 12,653 Approveda Incumbent Luechtefeld has represented district 58 since 1995.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jeremy Randal Walker
Republican Party David Luechtefeld Approveda

See also

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