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Updated:
Tue. Nov 04, 2014
Senate
Republicans 52
Democrats 45
Independents 3
GOP +7, IND +1
House
Republicans 245
Democrats 190
GOP +11
Governors
Republicans 27
Democrats 22
Independents 1
DEM +1, IND +1
2014 Elections on Demand
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Illinois 17th District Election

Election Day
November 8, 2016
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The Candidates

Illinois 17th District Election 2014 - Cheri Bustos vs. Bobby Schilling
Democrat
Cheri Bustos
Incumbent
Republican
Bobby Schilling
Nominee
Incumbent:  Democrat Cheri Bustos is seeking a second term in 2014.  She faced no primary opposition.
Republicans
  • Bobby Schilling - Former U.S. Representative from Illinois  
Democrats
  • Cheri Bustos - Incumbent  
Party nominee -

Projection Data

Election Projection:  Cheri Bustos by 8.4%
PunditDatePrediction
Charlie CookApril 28Bustos +4 (Lean DEM)
Larry SabatoMay 19Bustos +8 (Likely DEM)
Stuart RothenbergOctober 29Bustos +8 (Likely DEM)
Real Clear PoliticsSeptember 10Bustos +4 (Lean DEM)
FirmDatesBustosSchilling
WeAskAmerica10/18 - 10/195539
Projection Calculations
MetricRaw ValueWeightNet Value
Pundit ratings6.075%4.5
Head-to-head polls16.025%4.0
Composite GenericDifferenceOffsetAdjustment
November 4, 2014 - details 2.42.00.1
Projection History
DateProjectionRating
September 30, 2014Bustos +5.2Mod DEM Hold
September 17, 2014Bustos +4.6Weak DEM Hold
September 15, 2014Bustos +5.1Mod DEM Hold
September 13, 2014Bustos +4.9Weak DEM Hold
June 21, 2014Bustos +5.9Mod DEM Hold
May 09, 2014Bustos +4.6Weak DEM Hold
Preliminary-----Weak DEM Hold

Election Timeline

Illinois Polling Hours
Time Zone
Central
Polls Open
6:00AM Local time
Polls Close
7:00PM Local time
Important Dates
Filing Deadline
December 2, 2013
Primary Election
March 18, 2014
Election Day
November 4, 2014
Election Results
Illinois 17th District
Cheri Bustos  55.2
Bobby Schilling  44.8
Called: Bustos +10.4
Election Projection
Illinois 17th District
Cheri Bustos-inc  +8.4
Mod DEM Hold
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