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Illinois Senate elections, 2012

Illinois Senate elections, 2012

November 6, 2012 (2012-11-06)

All 59 seats in the Illinois State Senate
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader John Cullerton Christine Radogno
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat 6th-Chicago 41st-La Grange
Last election 35 24
Seats won 40 19
Seat change Increase 5 Decrease 5
Popular vote 2,528,684 2,017,014
Percentage 55.63% 44.37%
Swing Increase 1.16% Decrease 1.16%

President before election

John Cullerton
Democratic

President-Elect

John Cullerton
Democratic

The Illinois State Senate Election of 2012 was held on November 6th, 2012. Elections were held in all 59 senate seats because the election followed a redistricting of the state's legislative districts.

List of candidates

District 1

March 30 Democratic primary candidates:
Note: Edgar Diaz was running but was removed from the ballot on January 4, 2012.[1]
March 30 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 2

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 3

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
Note: Larry D. Craddieth was running but withdrew from the race on December 28.[2]
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 4

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 5

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 6

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 7

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 8

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 9

Note: Incumbent Jeffrey Schoenberg (D) is not running for re-election.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 10

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 11

Note: Incumbent Steve Landek (D) is not running for re-election in District 11. Instead he is running in District 12.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 12

Note: Incumbent Martin Sandoval (D) is not running for re-election in District 12. Instead he is running in District 11.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 13

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 14

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
Note Richard J. Lewandowski filed to run but withdrew from the race January 9, 2012.[3]
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 15

Note: Incumbent James Meeks (D) is not running for re-election.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
Note: Marquise D. Alston filed to run but was removed from the ballot on January 12, 2012.[4]
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 16

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 17

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 18

Note: Incumbent Edward Maloney (D) is not running for re-election.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 19

Note: Incumbent Maggie Crotty initially filed to run but announced on December 29, 2011 that she would be withdrawing.[5]
March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 20

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 21

Note: Incumbent Ron Sandack (R) is not running for re-election.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 22

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 23

Democratic primary candidates:
  • Kevin Allen
  • Greg Brownfield
  • Tom Cullerton, Village President of Villa Park
Republican primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 24

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 25

Note: Incumbent Chris Lauzen (R) is not running for re-election.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 26

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 27

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 28

Note: Incumbent John Millner (R) is not running for re-election.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 29

Note: Incumbent Susan Garrett (D) is not running for re-election.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 30

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
Note: Gregory S. Jacobs was removed from the ballot on January 9, 2012.[6]

November 6 General election candidates:

District 31

Note: Incumbent Suzi Schmidt (R) is not running for re-election.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 32

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 33

Note: Incumbent Dan Kotowski (D) is not running for re-election in District 33. Instead he is running in District 28.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
Note: Craig M. Powers was running but withdrew from the race on December 23.[7]

November 6 General election candidates:

District 34

Note: Incumbent Dave Syverson (R) is not running for re-election in District 34. Instead he is running in District 35.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
Note: Jim Hughes withdrew from the race on December 12.[8]
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 35

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 36

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 37

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 38

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 39

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 40

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 41

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
Note: Duane Bradley was removed from the ballot on January 9, 2012 for having insufficient signatures.[9]

November 6 General election candidates:

District 42

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 43

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 44

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 45

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 46

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
Note: G. Allen Mayer withdrew from the race on December 2, 2011.[10]
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 47

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 48

Note: Incumbent Tom Johnson (R) is not running for re-election.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 49

Note: Incumbent William "Sam" McCann (R) is not running for re-election in District 49. Instead he is running in District 50.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 50

Note: Incumbent Larry Bomke (R) is not running for re-election.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 51

Note: Incumbent Kyle McCarter (R) is not running for re-election in District 51. Instead he is running in District 54.

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 52

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Mike Frerichs Incumbent Frerichs was first elected to the Senate in 2006.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
Note: Alan Nudo withdrew from the race on January 21, 2012.[11]

November 6 General election candidates:

District 53

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 54

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:
Note: John O. Jones withdrew from the race on January 4, 2012.[12] Incumbent Jones was first elected to the Senate in 2003.

November 6 General election candidates:

District 55

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 56

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 57

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 58

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates have filed.
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

District 59

March 20 Democratic primary candidates:
March 20 GOP primary candidates:

November 6 General election candidates:

References

  1. ^ "Candidate detail - Edgar Diaz," January 4, 2012Illinois State Board of Elections,
  2. ^ "Candidate detail - Larry Craddieth," December 20, 2011Illinois Board of Elections,
  3. ^ "Candidate detail - Richard J. Lewandowski," January 9, 2012Illinois State Board of Elections,
  4. ^ "Candidate detail - Marquise D. Alston," January 12, 2012Illinois State Board of Elections,
  5. ^ "State Sen. Crotty won’t seek re-election," December 29, 2011Southtown Star,
  6. ^ "Candidate detail - Gregory S. Jacobs," January 9, 2012Illinois State Board of Elections,
  7. ^ "Candidate Detail - Craig M. Powers," December 23, 2011Illinois State Board of Elections,
  8. ^ "Candidate detail - Jim Hughes," December 20, 2011Illinois Board of Elections,
  9. ^ "Lemont Resident Duane Bradley Removed from March Republican Primary Ballot," January 9, 2012Lemont Patch,
  10. ^ "Koehler decision not huge shake-up," December 3, 2011Peoria Journal Star,
  11. ^ Illinois Public Media
  12. ^ "Candidate detail - John O. Jones," January 4, 2012Illinois State Board of Elections,
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