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Senate
Republicans 52
Democrats 45
Independents 3
GOP +8, IND +1
House
Republicans 243
Democrats 192
GOP +9
Governors
Republicans 28
Democrats 21
Independents 1
IND +1
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Illinois Senate Election

Election Day
November 4, 2014

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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 11.0%
FirmDatesDurbinOberweis
The Simon Poll/SIU9/23 - 10/154737
CBS News/NYT/YouGov9/20 - 10/15139
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 Projection
Illinois Senate
Dick Durbin-inc  +11.0
Strong DEM Hold
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