US Elections ~ Illinois
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Election, Primary & Caucus Dates:
Presidential Primary: March 17, 2020
Democrat Delegates: 155
Republican Delegates: 67
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Illinois Electoral Votes: 20
The Electoral College consists of 538 electors.
A majority of 270 electoral votes is required to elect the President.
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Poll Opening & Closing Times:
In the state of Illinois, all polls are open from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM Central Time.
Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2022.
Illinois Lieutenant Governor:
Juliana Stratton (D)
** (Governor & Lieutenant Governor candidates run together on tickets in the election.)
Illinois Secretary Of State:
Jesse White (D)
* Retiring in 2020.
Illinois General Assembly:
Senate: Democratic Caucus | Republican Caucus
Illinois has 59 State Senate members: 40 (Democrats), 19 (Republicans).
Length of term: 4 years.
House of Representatives: Democratic Caucus | Republican Caucus
Illinois has 118 State House members: 74 (Democrats), 44 (Republicans).
Length of term: 2 years
Terms are 6 years in length.
Each state has 2 US Senators. 2 US Senators x 50 States = 100 Total US Senators.
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U.S. House Of Representatives:
Terms are 2 years in length.
Illinois has 18 Reps (Congressmen & Congresswomen) in the House.
Total number of Reps in the House = 435.
Bobby Rush (D)
Has been in office since: 1993
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John Shimkus (R)
* Retiring in 2020.
Has been in office since: 1997
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Illinois Election Office:
State Board of Elections
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- CALIFORNIA District 8: Congressman Paul Cook (R) will not seek reelection. State Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R) enters the race. September 17, 2019
- WISCONSIN District 5: State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R) to run for retiring Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner's (R) seat. September 17, 2019
- MASSACHUSETTS District 4: State Treasurer Deb Goldberg (D) files FEC papers to run for a possible open seat of Congressman Joe Kennedy (D). September 17, 2019
- COLORADO: Denise Burgess (D) enters the race vs US Senator Cory Gardner (R) next year. September 17, 2019
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