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Illinois attorney general election, 2014

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Illinois Attorney General Election

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date:
March 18, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Lisa Madigan Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Lisa Madigan Democratic Party
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Illinois State Executive Elections
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Treasurer, Controller

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The Illinois attorney general election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Lisa Madigan (D) was first elected in 2002 and is eligible to run for re-election.

Illinois is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters do not have to register with a party, but they do have to choose, publicly, which party's ballot they will vote on at the primary election.[1]


Note: The following list of candidates is not official and will continue to be updated until the 2014 candidate filing deadline. Candidates will be added as we come across them prior to the deadline. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

General election

Democratic Party Lisa Madigan - Incumbent Green check mark transparent.png[2]
Republican Party Paul Schimpf - Attorney, Retired U.S. Marine Corps Officer[3]
Libertarian Party Ben Koyl[4]

Failed to qualify

Green Party David Black - Lawyer[5]
Constitution Party Joe Bell - Attorney, 2010 nominee[6]

Key dates

Deadline Event
December 2, 2013 Last day of petition filing for established political parties
January 16, 2014 Last day to file a Declaration of Intent to be a write-in candidate
March 18, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
November 25, 2014 Last day for canvassing election results by proper canvassing board
January 12, 2015 Inauguration day for state executive officials in general election

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