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{{stategov}}{{tnr}}The '''Illinois lieutenant gubernatorial election of 2010''' will be held on [[November 2, 2010 election results|November 2, 2010]] following a [[Primary election dates in 2010|primary election]] on February 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.thegreenpapers.com/G10/gpaag.phtml ''The Green Papers'', "2010 Gubernatorial Primaries at a Glance"]</ref>  
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The '''Illinois lieutenant gubernatorial election of 2010''' was held on [[November 2, 2010 election results|November 2, 2010]] following a [[Primary election dates in 2010|primary election]] on February 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.thegreenpapers.com/G10/gpaag.phtml ''The Green Papers'', "2010 Gubernatorial Primaries at a Glance"]</ref>  
  
 
The deadline for submission of nominating signatures to qualify for the primary ballot was November 2, 2009.
 
The deadline for submission of nominating signatures to qualify for the primary ballot was November 2, 2009.
  
Democratic primary victor [[Scott Lee Cohen]] resigned his nomination less than a week after the primaries and the Illinois Democrats chose [[Sheila Simon]] to replace his name on the ballot.  Simon will face Jason Plummer for the GOP in November.
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Democratic primary victor [[Scott Lee Cohen]] resigned his nomination less than a week after the primaries and Illinois Democrats chose [[Sheila Simon]] to replace his name on the ballot.  Simon faced Jason Plummer for the GOP in November.  Along with her running mate, incumbent [[Pat Quinn]], Simon prevailed.  She took office early in 2011.
  
Polls are open from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm, local time, on all election days.  Registration deadlines are 28 days prior to election day for both primary and general elections.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForVoters.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Information for Voters", accessed July 7, 2010]</ref>
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Polls were open from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm, local time, on all election days.  Registration deadlines were 28 days prior to election day for both primary and general elections.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForVoters.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Information for Voters", accessed July 7, 2010]</ref>
  
 
Illinois elects the lt. governor and governor on a single ticket in the general election, but runs separate primaries for the two offices, one of 6 states to do so.   
 
Illinois elects the lt. governor and governor on a single ticket in the general election, but runs separate primaries for the two offices, one of 6 states to do so.   
  
On July 10, 2010, Illinois' Governor, Pat Quinn, signed legislation requiring candidates for governor and lt. governor to be jointly nominated at the primary election.  The law takes effect January 1, 2011, making this year the last electoral cycle for Illinois' separate ticket balloting system for its highest offices.
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On July 10, 2010, Illinois' Governor, Pat Quinn, signed legislation requiring candidates for governor and lt. governor to be jointly nominated at the primary election.  The law took effect January 1, 2011, making 2010 the last electoral cycle for Illinois' separate ticket balloting system for its highest offices.
  
  
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! colspan="5" | The November Ballot – Who's Made It? [[Illinois]] Lieutenant Governor<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/CandList.aspx?SearchType=office&ListType=RESULTS%20OF%20SEARCH%20BY%20OFFICE&ElectionID=29&ElectionType=GE&ElectionDate=11/2/2010&QueryType=CANDIDATE&OfficeIDSearchType=Matches&OfficeID=5370&StatusSearchType=Matches&Status=AP&OrderBy=ORDER%20BY%20OfficeBallotGroup,%20OfficeSequence,%20PartySequence,%20BracketID,%20vwCandidates.ID ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', “Candidate List, General Election, 11/2/10”, accessed September 6, 2010]</ref>
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! colspan="5" | The November Ballot – Who Made It? [[Illinois]] Lieutenant Governor<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/CandList.aspx?SearchType=office&ListType=RESULTS%20OF%20SEARCH%20BY%20OFFICE&ElectionID=29&ElectionType=GE&ElectionDate=11/2/2010&QueryType=CANDIDATE&OfficeIDSearchType=Matches&OfficeID=5370&StatusSearchType=Matches&Status=AP&OrderBy=ORDER%20BY%20OfficeBallotGroup,%20OfficeSequence,%20PartySequence,%20BracketID,%20vwCandidates.ID ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', “Candidate List, General Election, 11/2/10”, accessed September 6, 2010]</ref>
 
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! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Nominee
 
! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Nominee
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| colspan="6" |This lists candidates who won their state's primary or convention, or who were unopposed, and who have since been officially certified for the November ballot by their state's election authority.
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| colspan="6" |This lists candidates who won their state's primary or convention, or who were unopposed, and who were officially certified for the November ballot by their state's election authority.
 
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==November 2, 2010 general election results==
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Official results were certified on December 3, 2010 and posted at the [http://www.elections.il.gov/ Illinois State Board of Election].
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{{Election results box|D|winner= {{Approved}} |candidatename=[[Sheila Simon]]|percentage=46.63%}}
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{{Election results box|R|candidatename=[[Jason Plummer]]|percentage=46.11%}}
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{{Election results box|G|candidatename=[[Don W. Crawford]]|percentage=2.70%}}
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{{Election results box|I|candidatename=[[Baxter B. Swilley]]|percentage=3.64%}}
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{{Election results box|L|candidatename=[[Ed Rutledge]]|percentage=0.93%}}
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{{Election results boxbottom|Totalvotes=3,692,348}}
  
 
==Candidates==
 
==Candidates==
 
  
 
===Democrat===
 
===Democrat===
 
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*[[Sheila Simon]], daughter of the late Senator Paul Simon, was the official Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor.  However, she was never a primary candidate, instead having been designated as the replacement candidate when the winner of the primary election stepped aside over ethical issues.
**Sheila Simon, daughter of the late Senator Paul Simon, is the official Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor.  However, she was never a primary candidate, instead having been designated as the replacement candidate when the winner of the primary election stepped aside over ethical issues.
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* Mike Boland
 
* Mike Boland
 
* Thomas Michael Castillo
 
* Thomas Michael Castillo
* Scott Lee Cohen won the primary only to wtihdraw days later when issues from his past came to light.  The State Committee, already set to meet on March 17th, moved its meeting to March 15, 2010 and choose Sheila Simon as a replacement candidate, effective as of March 27, 2010.
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* [[Scott Lee Cohen]] won the primary only to withdraw days later when issues from his past came to light.  The State Committee, already set to meet on March 17th, moved its meeting to March 15, 2010 and choose Sheila Simon as a replacement candidate, effective as of March 27, 2010.
 
* Rickey R. Hendon
 
* Rickey R. Hendon
 
* Terry Link
 
* Terry Link
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===Republican===
 
===Republican===
 
 
* Brad Cole
 
* Brad Cole
 
* Dennis W. Cook
 
* Dennis W. Cook
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===Constitution===
 
===Constitution===
 
 
* Jeff Trexler
 
* Jeff Trexler
  
 
===Green===
 
===Green===
 
 
* Don W. Crawford
 
* Don W. Crawford
  
 
=== Libertarian ===
 
=== Libertarian ===
 
 
* Edward "Ed" Rutledge
 
* Edward "Ed" Rutledge
  
 
===Independent===
 
===Independent===
 
 
* Edmund J. "Ed" Scanlan
 
* Edmund J. "Ed" Scanlan
  
 
==February 2, 2010 primary==
 
==February 2, 2010 primary==
 
  
  
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'''Democratic'''
 
'''Democratic'''
 
 
 
* [http://www.castilloforillinois.com/ Castillo for Illinois Lt. Governor]
 
* [http://www.castilloforillinois.com/ Castillo for Illinois Lt. Governor]
 
* [http://scottleecohen.com/ Scott Lee Cohen for Lt. Governor]
 
* [http://scottleecohen.com/ Scott Lee Cohen for Lt. Governor]
 
* [http://www.hendonforltgov.com/ Hendon for Lt. Governor]
 
* [http://www.hendonforltgov.com/ Hendon for Lt. Governor]
 
* [http://www.turnerforillinois.com/ Turner for Illinois]
 
* [http://www.turnerforillinois.com/ Turner for Illinois]
 
  
 
'''Republican'''
 
'''Republican'''
 
 
 
* [http://www.murphy2010.com/ Matt Murphy for Lt. Governor]
 
* [http://www.murphy2010.com/ Matt Murphy for Lt. Governor]
 
* '''[http://www.jasonplummer.com/ Jason Plummer for Lt. Governor]'''
 
* '''[http://www.jasonplummer.com/ Jason Plummer for Lt. Governor]'''
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'''Third Party'''
 
'''Third Party'''
 
 
 
* [http://www.constitutionpartyil.com/Candidate&Election-Information/Candidates.htm#trexler Jeff Trexler for Lt. Governor]
 
* [http://www.constitutionpartyil.com/Candidate&Election-Information/Candidates.htm#trexler Jeff Trexler for Lt. Governor]
 
* [http://www.whitneyforgov.org/ Don Crawford for Lt. Governor]
 
* [http://www.whitneyforgov.org/ Don Crawford for Lt. Governor]

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The Illinois lieutenant gubernatorial election of 2010 was held on November 2, 2010 following a primary election on February 2, 2010.[1]

The deadline for submission of nominating signatures to qualify for the primary ballot was November 2, 2009.

Democratic primary victor Scott Lee Cohen resigned his nomination less than a week after the primaries and Illinois Democrats chose Sheila Simon to replace his name on the ballot. Simon faced Jason Plummer for the GOP in November. Along with her running mate, incumbent Pat Quinn, Simon prevailed. She took office early in 2011.

Polls were open from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm, local time, on all election days. Registration deadlines were 28 days prior to election day for both primary and general elections.[2]

Illinois elects the lt. governor and governor on a single ticket in the general election, but runs separate primaries for the two offices, one of 6 states to do so.

On July 10, 2010, Illinois' Governor, Pat Quinn, signed legislation requiring candidates for governor and lt. governor to be jointly nominated at the primary election. The law took effect January 1, 2011, making 2010 the last electoral cycle for Illinois' separate ticket balloting system for its highest offices.


The November Ballot – Who Made It? Illinois Lieutenant Governor[3]
Nominee Affiliation
Sheila Simon, with Pat Quinn Democrat
Jason Plummer, with Bill Brady Republican
Don W. Crawford, with Rich Whitney Green
Ed Rutledge, with Lex Green Libertarian
Baxter B. Swilley, with Scott Lee Cohen Independent
This lists candidates who won their state's primary or convention, or who were unopposed, and who were officially certified for the November ballot by their state's election authority.

November 2, 2010 general election results

Official results were certified on December 3, 2010 and posted at the Illinois State Board of Election.

2010 Illinois lieutenant gubernatorial general election
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Sheila Simon 46.63%
     Republican Party Jason Plummer 46.11%
     Green Party Don W. Crawford 2.70%
     Independent Baxter B. Swilley 3.64%
     Libertarian Party Ed Rutledge 0.93%
Total Votes 3,692,348

Candidates

Democrat

  • Sheila Simon, daughter of the late Senator Paul Simon, was the official Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor. However, she was never a primary candidate, instead having been designated as the replacement candidate when the winner of the primary election stepped aside over ethical issues.
  • Mike Boland
  • Thomas Michael Castillo
  • Scott Lee Cohen won the primary only to withdraw days later when issues from his past came to light. The State Committee, already set to meet on March 17th, moved its meeting to March 15, 2010 and choose Sheila Simon as a replacement candidate, effective as of March 27, 2010.
  • Rickey R. Hendon
  • Terry Link
  • Arthur L. Turner

Republican

Constitution

  • Jeff Trexler

Green

  • Don W. Crawford

Libertarian

  • Edward "Ed" Rutledge

Independent

  • Edmund J. "Ed" Scanlan

February 2, 2010 primary

2010 Race for Lieutenant Governor - Democrat Primary[4]
Candidates Percentage
Michael Boland (D) 12.88%
Thomas Michael Castillo (D) 12.82%
Green check mark.jpg Scott Lee Cohen (D) 25.97%
Ricky R. Hendon (D) 13.83%
Terry Link (D) 12.21%
Arthur L. Turner (D) 22.29%
Total votes 821,958
2010 Race for Lieutenant Governor - Republican Primary[5]
Candidates Percentage
Brad Cole (R) 8.75%
Dennis W. Cook (R) 7.90%
Matt Murphy (R) 33.33%
Green check mark.jpg Jason Plummer (R) 33.98%
Don Tracy 11.43%
Randy A. White, Sr. (R) 4.61%
Total votes 700,856

See also

External links

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Democratic

Republican


Third Party


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