Illinois State Board of Elections
|2008 Illinois Special Congressional Election Results
Special Election Filing Deadline: 12/17/07, Special Primary Election: 2/5/08, Special Election: 3/8/08
Last Updated: February 5, 2008
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, |
|14th Congressional District, 59.7% in '06, J. Dennis "Denny" Hastert (R) resigned 11/27/07 during 11th term, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Republican, Cook Political Report: Likely Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Leans Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Lean Republican,
|scientist Bill Foster (D) 52.54%,
||'04 Senate candidate & '06 gubernatorial candidate businessman James D. "Jim" Oberweis (R) 47.46%,
1. Link to Predictions:
2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
| = Democrat retain control,
|| = Democrats take over control,
| = Republican retain control,
|| = Republicans take over control,
| = Independent / 3rd Party retains control,
|| = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
|Bold indicates incumbent.
||Yellow district indicates open races.
|Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control.
||Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
|Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control.
||Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.
3. Key to Illinois Political Parties: