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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 Senate Election

Election Day
November 8, 2016
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The Candidates

Illinois Senate Election 2014 - Dick Durbin vs. Jim Oberweis
Democrat
Dick Durbin
Incumbent
Republican
Jim Oberweis
Nominee
Incumbent:  Democrat Dick Durbin is seeking a fourth term in 2014.  He faced no primary opposition.
Republicans
  • Jim Oberweis - Illinois State Senator  
  • Doug Truax
Democrat
  • Dick Durbin - Incumbent  
Others
  • Sharon Hansen (Libertarian)
  • Omar Lopez (Green)
Party nominee -

Projection Data

Election Projection:  Dick Durbin by 11.7%
FirmDatesDurbinOberweis
Public Policy Polling (D)11/1 - 11/25141
Chicago Sun-Times10/28 - 10/284939
CBS News/NYT/YouGov10/16 - 10/235239
Chicago Tribune10/16 - 10/215036
Projection History
DateProjectionRating
October 06, 2014Durbin +13.0Strong DEM Hold
September 17, 2014Durbin +17.5Solid DEM Hold
September 15, 2014Durbin +14.0Strong DEM Hold
September 02, 2014Durbin +8.5Mod DEM Hold
May 09, 2014Durbin +14.5Strong DEM Hold
Preliminary-----Solid 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 Senate
Dick Durbin  53.1
Jim Oberweis  43.1
Called: Durbin +10.0
Election Projection
Illinois Senate
Dick Durbin-inc  +11.7
Strong DEM Hold
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