Illinois State Board of Elections
|2009 Illinois Special Congressional Races
Primary Filing Deadline: 1/19/09, Independent Filing Deadline: 1/27/09, Primary: 3/3/09, Special Election: 4/7/09,
Last Updated: January 23, 2009
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, |
|5th Congressional District, 73.9% in '08, Rahm Emanuel (D) resigned after getting elected to a 4th term to become White House Chief-of-Staff, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
|Co. Comm'r. Mike Quigley (D) 22.06%,
St. Rep. John A. Fritchey (D) 17.89%,
St. Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D) 16.71%,
Alderman Patrick J. O'Connor (D) 11.69%,
physician Victor A. Forys (D) 11.69%,
prof. Charles J. Wheelan (D) 6.69%,
labor attorney Thomas Geoghegan (D) 6.08%,
physician Paul J. Bryar (D) 1.82%,
pilot Jan H. Donatelli (D) 1.62%,
Chicago Housing Authority construction superintendent Frank Annunzio (D) 1.37%,
businessman Cary Capparelli (D) 1.3%,
Carlos A. Monteagudo (D) 0.95%,
Roger A. Thompson, III (D) (removed from ballot),
|Minuteman Rosanna Pulido (R) 25.17%,
'08 nominee Tom Hanson (R) 21.50%,
Dr. David J. Anderson (R) 17.88%,
attorney Gregory A. Bedell (R) 16.67%,
Daniel S. "Karkusiewicz" Kay (R) 9.53%,
pro wrestler Jon Stewart (R) 9.25%,
|peace activist Matt Reichel (G) 33.8%,
Deb Leticia Gordils (G) 31.57%,
Mark A. Fredrickson (G) 14.46%,
'08 nominee Alan Paul Augustson (G) withdrew but still got 12.63%,
Simon Ribeiro (G) 7.54%,
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: